The 2016 Régine Orfinger-Karlin Award has been given to a boxing club in Brussels that prevents radicalization by supporting young people from poorer areas.
The Italian Coalition for Rights and Civil Liberties is launching the second edition of the CILD Award for Civil Liberties, presented under the slogan “The liberties of others are also your rights!" Do you know...
The daughter of a former US congressman and Holocaust survivor is the latest to return the Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit after the Hungarian government gave the award to publicist Zsolt Bayer. Honoring Bayer,...
Defenders' Days, an annual conference in Stockholm, is dedicated to recognizing the work of human rights defenders at risk. Its 2015 award for top defender went to a Vietnamese blogger who openly criticizes human rights abuses in her country.
The Régine Orfinger-Karlin Prize for 2014 has been awarded to the collective "Les Morts de la Rue" (The Dead of the Street) at a ceremony attended by Françoise Tulkens, former vice-president of the European Court of Human Rights.
The Human Rights Champion 2014 award was given to Linas Linkevičius, the minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Lithuania.
Every other year since 1996, the League of Human Rights has given the Régine Orfinger-Karlin Prize to an individual or group working in the field of human rights. There are three nominees for this year's award, including the mayor of Brussels.
Human of the Year 2014 - the annual Bulgarian Helsinki Committee award recognizing contributions to human rights in Bulgaria – are accepting nominations until October 31. Nominate your hero now!
Applications have closed and preparations are underway for the 6th Annual Irish Council for Civil Liberties Human Rights Film Awards, Ireland’s only human rights-themed short film competition.