Nuremberg International Human Rights Award

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Nuremberg International Human Rights Award
LocationNuremberg
CountryGermany
Reward(s)15.000€ ($17,000 USD)
First awardedSeptember 17, 1995 (1995-09-17)
Websitehttps://www.nuernberg.de/internet/menschenrechte_e/menschenrechtspreis_e.html

The Nuremberg International Human Rights Award is a German award founded on September 17, 1995. The date chosen is significant; 60 years earlier, the Nuremberg Race Laws were adopted. Also, on September 17, 1939, Poland was invaded by the Soviet Union, soon after the German invasion that marked the beginning of World War II

The winner is endowed with 15,000 euros (20,235 USD).

Previous Winners[edit]

Year Name Country
1995 Sergei Kovaljov Russia
1997 Khémaïs Chammari Tunisia
Abie Nathan Israel
1999 Fatimata M'Baye Mauritania
2001 Samuel Ruiz García Mexico
2003 Teesta Setalvad India
Ibn Abdur Rehman Pakistan
2005 Tamara Chikunova Uzbekistan
2007 Eugénie Musayidire Rwanda
2009 Abdolfattah Soltani Iran
2011 Hollman Morris Colombia
2013 Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera Uganda
2015 Amirul Haque Amin Bangladesh

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