The 2016 Right Livelihood Award ceremony was held on 25 November 2016, at the Vasa Museum in Stockholm. The ceremony was followed by a political and public programme for Laureates in Berlin, Geneva and Zurich.

SYRIA CIVIL DEFENCE
(Syria)

…for their outstanding bravery, compassion and humanitarian engagement in rescuing civilians from the destruction of the Syrian civil war.

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MOZN HASSAN / NAZRA (Egypt)

…for asserting the equality and rights of women in circumstances where they are subject to ongoing violence, abuse and discrimination.

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SVETLANA GANNUSHKINA (Russia)

…for her decades-long commitment to promoting human rights and justice for refugees and forced migrants, and tolerance among different ethnic groups.

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CUMHURIYET
(Turkey)

…for their fearless investigative journalism and commitment to freedom of expression in the face of oppression, censorship, imprisonment and death threats.

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