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Despite Travel Ban, Egyptian Feminist Mozn Hassan Receives Her ‘Alternative Nobel’ in Cairo

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Right Livelihood Award Laureate Mozn Hassan. Photo: Roger Anis/Right Livelihood Award Foundation

Egypt’s fearless feminist Mozn Hassan summoned to court – risking life sentence

PRESS RELEASE Cairo/Stockholm Right Livelihood Award Laureate Mozn Hassan. Photo: Roger Anis/Right Livelihood Award Foundation Mozn Hassan has been summoned to appear in front of a judge on Wednesday, accused…

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The Right Livelihood Award Foundation strongly condemns the freezing of 2016 Laureate Mozn Hassan’s assets

to do what we believe in and are passionate about”, said Mozn Hassan, founder of Nazra for Feminist Studies. Mozn Hassan has been investigated under Case no. 173 for the…

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Mozn Hassan to Receive Her Right Livelihood Award in Cairo

imposed on myself,” said Mozn Hassan, founder of Nazra for Feminist Studies. Mozn Hassan has been investigated under Case no. 173 for the year 2011, known as the “NGO Foreign…

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Egypt must stop prosecuting Human Rights Defenders and drop the charges against Mozn Hassan

…part of a systemic crackdown on dissent” Addressing the Council, the Foundation spoke about Mozn Hassan, 2016 Right Livelihood Award Laureate, who together with other Egyptian activists, is being prosecuted…

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2016 Laureate: Mozn Hassan / Nazra for Feminist Studies

Mozn Hassan is an Egyptian feminist and human rights defender. Nazra for Feminist Studies, the organisation she founded in 2007, has documented human rights violations and coordinated the response to…

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Uplift the travel ban on Mozn Hassan

…on Mozn Hassan. The unfair freezing of Ms. Hassan’s assets is yet another matter that the Right Livelihood Foundation condemns. Read the full Oral Statement below: The International Covenant on…

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Bin the Travel Ban

Rights Defenders Danny Sriskandarajah, Secretary-General, CIVICUS   Letter in PDF: Open Letter Mozn Hassan PDF Letter in French: Open Letter Mozn Hassan (Fr) Letter in Arabic: Open Letter Mozn Hassan…

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Mozn Hassan / NAZRA

Mozn Hassan is an Egyptian feminist and human rights defender. Nazra for Feminist Studies, the organisation she founded in 2007, has documented human rights violations and coordinated the response to…

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Egyptian Alternative Nobel Laureate forced to close office after asset freeze – but fight for women’s rights continues

…keep the hotline supporting survivors of sexual violence open. Nazra and its founder Mozn Hassan shared the 2016 Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’. – We…

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‘Alternative Nobel’ Laureates from Egypt and Turkey Barred from Travel, Behind Bars Despite UN Support

…from receiving their award in person at a ceremony in Stockholm tomorrow. Egyptian feminist Mozn Hassan, who was recognised by the award jury “for asserting the equality and rights of…

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“We don’t only need women in positions of power, we need feminist women”

…threats from state and non-state actors. As Mozn noted, “women are facing various gender-based violence in their custodies from harassment to threats of rape.” Mozn Hassan received the Right Livelihood…

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2016 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Show Courage Against All Odds

Syria’s White Helmets, Russia’s Svetlana Gannushkina and Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet receive awards in Stockholm Egyptian feminist Mozn Hassan barred from attending the ceremony The Laureates of the 2016 Right Livelihood…

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2016 Right Livelihood Awards To Be Presented in Stockholm

Photo: Karolina Kristensson, the Swedish National Maritime Museums. Egypt’s Mozn Hassan Uncertain to Receive the Prize in Person due to Travel Ban The Laureates of this year’s Right Livelihood Award…

Acceptance speech – Mozn Hassan

Let me first express my pleasure and honor to accept the right livelihood award, thank you for this recognition, it means a lot to us in these…

Fabiana Leibl, Right Livelihood Foundation's Head of Protection and Advocacy, speaking at the 41st HRC

Egypt must lift the travel ban imposed on Ms Hassan

…as human rights defenders. Right Livelihood Award Laureate Mozn Hassan and Nazra for Feminist Studies. Photo © Roger Anis/Right Livelihood Award Foundation. WHRD and feminist activist Mozn Hassan, who is…

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International Community must respond to the increasingly dangerous global environment for Women Human Rights Defenders

…Right Livelihood Award Laureates who have been increasingly subjected to discrimination, harassment, threats and prosecution. Ms Mozn Hassan is one of them. An Egyptian human rights activist, Ms Mozn Hassan’s…

Right Livelihood Foundation in cooperation with Article 19 presenting a side event at the 41st Human Rights Council

Highlights from the 41st Human Rights Council Session

…and prolonged travel ban imposed on Mozn Hassan since June 2016. Ms Mozn Hassan has filed a request to judiciary authorities to lift the unfair and punitive travel ban imposed…

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5 Highlights from the Human Rights Council Session

…of activists and the politically motivated criminal prosecution against Mozn Hasan. we called on Egypt to drop the charges against Mozn and urged the Council to call on Egypt to…