Jacqueline Moudeina

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Jacqueline Moudeina

Jacqueline Moudeina is a lawyer who works fearlessly to bring the former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré to justice making sure that those who committed crimes do not go unpunished. At…

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Moudeina’s Triumph: Life in Prison for Hissène Habré Confirmed

Leading Chadian lawyer and ‘Alternative Nobel’ Laureate Jacqueline Moudeina this week celebrated the final conviction of the country’s former dictator Hissène Habré. On 27 April, the Appeals court in Senegal…

Acceptance speech – Jacqueline Moudeina

(English translation) Allow me to begin by sincerely thanking you for the distinguished honor that you are bestowing upon me through the Right Livelihood Award. This Award recognizes…

Sexual Violence in Africa: Reversing the Trends

…violence and/or non-partner sexual violence. The first step to countering sexual violence is knowledge, as lawyer and Laureate Jacqueline Moudeina demonstrated when reporting the atrocities committed during the rule of…

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June 2016 – Award’s Future in Parliament Under Threat

…Latin America. Having defended the victims of Hissène Habré’s regime for over 20 years, Jacqueline Moudeina has celebrated the verdict passed by the African Extraordinary Chambers on 30 May, in…

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Reporting Right Livelihood 2017 Grantees Announced

…Chad, Senegal and Burkina Faso, linked to the work of Laureate Jacqueline Moudeina (€ 4,800) Mr Bikash Bhattacharya (India), to report on Indonesia’s logging sector corruption, an issue constantly raised…

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Open Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan

…(RLA 1983) IBFAN, the International Baby Food Action Network, Switzerland (RLA 1998) Jacqueline Moudeina, Chad (RLA 2011) János Vargha, Duana Kör, Hungary (RLA 1985) Johan Galtung, Norway (RLA 1987) Juan…

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8 March – Celebrating Women

…She received the Right Livelihood Award in 2009. Chadian lawyer and 2011 Right Livelihood Award Laureate Jacqueline Moudeina has defended the victims of Hissène Habré’s regime for over 20 years….

Hissne HabrŽ to face war crimes trial

Chadian former dictator Hissène Habré got arrested. It is a major step towards justice for the victims of his brutal regime. Right Livelihood Laureate Jacqueline Moudeina has been fighting fearlessly…

Hissne HabrŽ trial to begin on 20 July

Jacqueline Moudeina has been the driving force behind the struggle to bring the former dictator to justice. This will also be the first universal jurisdiction case to proceed to trial…

Senegal refuses to extradite Hissène HabrŽé

Jacqueline Moudeina asked Senegal to “stop playing games” as yet another request to extradite Hissène Habré to Belgium was declined on grounds of formal “irregularities”. More information here….

Habr鎒s agents convicted of torture

…widespread torture, which have been documented by our 2011 Laureate Jacqueline Moudeina. The Chadian lawyer has been working fearlessly to bring the former dictator to justice making sure that those…

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Laureates of the 2016 Right Livelihood Award to be announced on 22 September

…Suzuki (Canada) and Vandana Shiva (India), human rights activists Jacqueline Moudeina (Chad), Dr Denis Mukwege (DR Congo) and Bianca Jagger (Nicaragua), as well as Swedish children’s book author Astrid Lindgren…

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44 Right Livelihood Award Laureates: Dismiss the Case Against Thailand’s Sulak Sivaraksa

…(RLA 2017) András Biró, Hungary (RLA 1995) Citizens’ Coalition for Economic Justice, South Korea (RLA 2003) Tapio Mattlar, Kylätoiminta / The Finnish Village Action Movement, Finland (RLA 1992) Jacqueline Moudeina,…