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Highlights from the 42nd Human Rights Council Session

( 14/10/2019 )

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On the 10th anniversary of the establishment of ACPRA, NGOs jointly call on Saudi authorities to release all detained members

( 11/10/2019 )

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2019 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Announced

( 25/09/2019 )

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Stronger actions needed in prosecuting perpetrators of sexual violence crimes in the DRC

( 19/09/2019 )

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Protect human rights activists and monitor outcomes of the shutdown of CICIG in Guatemala

( 19/09/2019 )

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2019 års Right Livelihood-pristagare tillkännages 25 september

( 18/09/2019 )

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Sima Samar appointed Afghanistan’s Human Rights Minister

( 18/09/2019 )

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Uplift the travel ban on Mozn Hassan

( 13/09/2019 )

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Arbitrary Detention in Saudi Arabia

( 13/09/2019 )

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2019 Right Livelihood Award Laureates to be announced 25 September

( 12/09/2019 )

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The Right Livelihood Foundation mourns the great artist Francisco Toledo

( 07/09/2019 )

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Tristeza por la muerte del artista y activista social mexicano Francisco Toledo

( 06/09/2019 )

Iván Velásquez. Credits: Oficina de Comunicaciones CICIG

“El fortalecimiento de las instituciones públicas y de la sociedad civil es el mayor legado de la lucha contra la corrupción”

( 03/09/2019 )

Iván Velásquez. Credits: Oficina de Comunicaciones CICIG

Unfinished Business: International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala dismantled

( 03/09/2019 )

Medha Patkar visiting the Mumbai slums in 2015. Credit: Right Livelihood Foundation

Indian Right Livelihood Award Laureate Medha Patkar on hunger strike – demands justice for people impacted by the Sardar Sarovar dam 

( 30/08/2019 )

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Hela Sverige på gästlistan när Right Livelihood-priset fyller 40 år

( 26/08/2019 )

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Göteborgsbyråer i pro bono satsning när Right Livelihood-priset fyller 40 år

( 26/08/2019 )

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The Right Livelihood Foundation mourns its first Latin American Laureate, Manfred Max-Neef

( 08/08/2019 )

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

( 15/07/2019 )

Illustration of 2018 Right Livelihood Award Laureate Waleed Abu Al-Khair. Illustration by: Anna Albert

#FreeWaleed: 5 years on from his sentencing, join us in calling for the release of Saudi prisoner of conscience Waleed Abu al-Khair

( 05/07/2019 )

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

( 03/07/2019 )

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

Russia must stop repressing fundamental freedoms

( 02/07/2019 )

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The Global Campus of Human Rights enters into new educational partnership with the Right Livelihood Foundation

( 05/06/2019 )

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Mukwege Foundation Impacts UN Human Rights Review of Democratic Republic of the Congo

( 21/05/2019 )

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Mohamed Idris has Passed Away

( 20/05/2019 )

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Parlamentarios alemanes ven con preocupación el proceso electoral de Guatemala

( 15/05/2019 )

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German Parliamentarians Concerned about the Electoral Process in Guatemala

( 15/05/2019 )

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40 Right Livelihood Award Laureates demand that the government of Costa Rica address the murder of indigenous leader Sergio Rojas

( 14/05/2019 )

2018 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Abdullah Al-Hamid, Waleed Abu Al-Khair and Mohammad Fahad Al-Qahtani. Photo Credit: CC BY-SA 3.0/Ahmed al-Osaimi (Blurred from Original)

Five Years since Saudi Right Livelihood Award Laureate was Imprisoned

( 15/04/2019 )

Ruth Manorama at the Human Rights Council Side Event

Highlights from the 40th Human Rights Council Session

( 03/04/2019 )

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Farcical trial in Chechnya – Oyub Titiev sentenced to four years in prison

( 18/03/2019 )

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NGOs urge governments to pressure Saudi Arabia to improve rights record following UN review

( 14/03/2019 )

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2018 Right Livelihood Award Laureate Runs for President in Guatemala

( 14/03/2019 )

2018 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Abdullah Al-Hamid, Waleed Abu Al-Khair and Mohammad Fahad Al-Qahtani. Photo Credit: CC BY-SA 3.0/Ahmed al-Osaimi (Blurred from Original)

Saudi Arabia Must Immediately Release Abdullah Al-hamid, Mohammad Fahad Al-qahtani, And Waleed Abu Al-khair

( 14/03/2019 )

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Chechnya must acquit Mr Oyub Titiev of the fabricated criminal charges

( 13/03/2019 )

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“Hay una violencia que es histórica: la indiferencia del Estado”

( 08/03/2019 )

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

( 08/03/2019 )

Thelma Aldana speaking at a roundtable meeting inside the German Bundestag. Credit: Janine Escher/Right Livelihood Award Foundation

“We are experiencing a women’s revolution”

( 08/03/2019 )

Photo: Amy Au / Right Livelihood Award Foundation

Saudi Arabia: Human Rights Council side event calls for accountability for rights abuses including torture and incommunicado detention of women’s rights defenders

( 05/03/2019 )

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Turkey must stop persecuting independent media and arbitrarily detaining journalists

( 01/03/2019 )

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

( 28/02/2019 )

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Do you want to fundraise for the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’?

( 27/02/2019 )

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( 27/02/2019 )

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Final Nail in the Coffin for Press Freedom in Turkey?

( 20/02/2019 )

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Nominations Open: Propose a Candidate for the 40th Right Livelihood Award

( 22/01/2019 )

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‘Alternative Nobel’ Khadija Ismayilova joins hunger strike to free political prisoners in Azerbaijan

( 16/01/2019 )

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Khadija Ismayilova wins case against Azerbaijan

( 11/01/2019 )

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The government of Guatemala must be held accountable for the safety of a hundred members of CICIG

( 09/01/2019 )

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Responsabilizan al gobierno de Guatemala por la seguridad de un centenar de miembros de la CICIG

( 08/01/2019 )

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Calling all creative minds! Are you our next Communications & Graphic Design Trainee?

( 21/12/2018 )

Illustrations: Anna Albert

Celebrate 70th Anniversary of Human Rights – Support Reformists Instead of the Regime in Saudi Arabia

( 10/12/2018 )

Right Livelihood Award Laureates 2018. Photo: Wolfgang Schmidt

2018 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Honoured Today

( 23/11/2018 )

2018 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Abdullah Al-Hamid, Waleed Abu Al-Khair and Mohammad Fahad Al-Qahtani. Photo Credit: CC BY-SA 3.0/Ahmed al-Osaimi (Blurred from Original)

Calling for the release of the Saudi Laureates of the 2018 Right Livelihood Award

( 14/11/2018 )

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Åse Henell går till Right Livelihood-stiftelsen

( 13/11/2018 )

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2018 Right Livelihood Awards to be Presented in Stockholm 23 November

( 13/11/2018 )

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Paul Ekins New Chair of the Board

( 09/11/2018 )

2018 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Abdullah Al-Hamid, Waleed Abu Al-Khair and Mohammad Fahad Al-Qahtani. Photo Credit: CC BY-SA 3.0/Ahmed al-Osaimi (Blurred from Original)

Right Livelihood Award Foundation joins 170 NGOs calling for accountability for human rights violations in Saudi Arabia

( 30/10/2018 )

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Jair Bolsonaro accuses Right Livelihood Award Laureate of terrorist acts

( 23/10/2018 )

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20th anniversary of the arrest of dictator Augusto Pinochet

( 16/10/2018 )

Right Livelihood Award Laureate Joan Garcés in Bonn, 2010. Photo: Right Livelihood Award Foundation

“Perseguir a los responsables de crímenes de lesa humanidad es una necesidad de interés colectivo”

( 16/10/2018 )

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Dr Denis Mukwege: When the Alternative Becomes Nobel

( 05/10/2018 )

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5 Highlights from the Human Rights Council Session

( 03/10/2018 )

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

( 01/10/2018 )

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2018 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Announced

( 24/09/2018 )

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Fundación Myrna Mack brings the situation of human rights in Guatemala to the Human Rights Council in Geneva

( 14/09/2018 )

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Laureates of the 2018 Right Livelihood Award to be announced 24 September

( 13/09/2018 )

The Right Livelihood Award Foundation joins 750 organisations in welcoming the new High Commissioner for Human Rights

( 10/09/2018 )

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Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet hijacked by Erdoğan loyalists

( 09/09/2018 )

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Israeli peace activist Uri Avnery has passed away

( 20/08/2018 )

Emergency responders help an elderly woman following a reported barrel-bomb attack by government forces on the Shaar neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on June 21, 2014. Syria's war has killed more than 162,000 people and forced nearly half the population to flee their homes. AFP PHOTO/AMC/ZEIN AL-RIFAI

After a successful evacuation process, hundreds of White Helmets volunteers remain in Syria under growing danger

( 27/07/2018 )

Ashram at the newly opened Right Livelihood College Campus in Bangkok, Thailand

Right Livelihood College Opens New Campus in Thailand

( 20/07/2018 )

Swami Agnivesh at the meeting of Right Livelihood Award Laureates in Bonn, 2010. Photo: Wolfgang Schmidt, The Right Livelihood Award Foundation

The Right Livelihood Award Foundation strongly condemns the violence perpetrated against Swami Agnivesh

( 18/07/2018 )

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Turkey vs Freedom of the Press

( 29/06/2018 )

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Right Livelihood Award Foundation mourns Felicia Langer

( 26/06/2018 )

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

( 19/06/2018 )

Daniel Ellsberg showing his support for Memorial at the Right Livelihood Award's North American Laureates Conference in Santa Cruz

Right Livelihood Award Laureates stand with Human Rights Centre Memorial

( 14/06/2018 )

Right Livelihood Award Laureate Khadija Ismayilova giving a video statement at the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2018

Right Livelihood Award Foundation Receives Consultative Status to the UN

( 12/06/2018 )

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Amy Goodman, Bill McKibben y Daniel Ellsberg protagonizan la conferencia norteamericana de premiados con el ‘Nobel Alternativo’

( 16/05/2018 )

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Amy Goodman, Bill McKibben and Daniel Ellsberg headline Right Livelihood Award Laureates’ Conference in Santa Cruz

( 02/05/2018 )

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Dr. Samuel Epstein has passed away

( 30/03/2018 )

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29 Laureates Sign Petition in Support of White Helmets and Ceasefire in Syria

( 27/03/2018 )

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Right Livelihood Award Foundation mourns José Antonio Abreu

( 25/03/2018 )

Right Livelihood Award Laureate Mozn Hassan

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

( 16/03/2018 )

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The solution to corruption is more transparency – UN must act now

( 28/02/2018 )

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Celebrate World Day of Social Justice by proposing an exemplary change maker for the 2018 Right Livelihood Award

( 20/02/2018 )

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Pakistan’s leading human rights lawyer and Alternative Nobel Laureate Asma Jahangir has passed away

( 11/02/2018 )

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Pakistan’s leading human rights lawyer and Alternative Nobel Laureate Asma Jahangir has passed away

( 11/02/2018 )

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2018 Call for Proposals

( 02/02/2018 )

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Right Livelihood Award Foundation mourns Gene Sharp

( 31/01/2018 )

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Chechen authorities’ attempts to silence Right Livelihood Award Laureate Memorial

( 19/01/2018 )

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A 25 años del hallazgo de los “Archivos del Terror” “Los ‘Archivos del Plan Cóndor’ son ahora piezas fundamentales de memoria y justicia universal”

( 28/12/2017 )

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2017 Ceremony Live Stream

( 01/12/2017 )

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2017 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Create Real Change for Millions of People

( 01/12/2017 )

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

( 30/11/2017 )