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2019 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Announced

( 25/09/2019 )

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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 )

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 )

L-R: Anders Collin, CEO Momentum + Åse Henell, Special Advisor, Right Livelihood Foundation + Max Hallenberg, CEO Tre Kronor Media in Gothenburg

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

( 26/08/2019 )

Max-Neef, Manfred, October 2010 (Photo: Wolfgang Schmidt)

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

( 08/08/2019 )

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 )

Global Campus of Human Rights Partnership

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 )

Murder of indigenous leader Sergio Rojas

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 )

Credit: Dmitry Borko/Memorial HRC

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

( 18/03/2019 )

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2018 Right Livelihood Award Laureate Runs for President in Guatemala

( 14/03/2019 )

Credit: Dmitry Borko/Memorial HRC

Chechnya must acquit Mr Oyub Titiev of the fabricated criminal charges

( 13/03/2019 )

Right Livelihood Award 2015 Stockholm 12 / 2015 Photo: Wolfgang Schmidt

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

( 22/01/2019 )