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Martin Ennals Award

Martin Ennals Award

The Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders, sometimes called "the Nobel Prize for human rights", is an annual prize for human rights defenders. It was created in 1993 to honour and protect individuals around the world who demonstrate exceptional courage in defending and promoting human rights. Its principal aim is to provide protection ("protective publicity") to human rights defenders who are at risk by focusing international media attention on their plight, mainly through online means and advocacy work. The Award is named after British human rights activist Martin Ennals, former secretary general of Amnesty International and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate. The Award carries an important financial prize intended to support the Award winners' work in the field of human rights. The Award ceremony, co-hosted with the City of Geneva, takes place in the first semester of the year. The Jury, composed of representatives of ten of the world's leading human rights organisations, selects the Award winner each year. Members of the jury include Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, International Federation of Human Rights, World Organisation Against Torture, Front Line Defenders, International Commission of Jurists, Human Rights First, International Service for Human Rights, Brot für die Welt, and Huridocs.

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Martin Ennals Award Laureates (2030 ~ 2021)

Feliciano Reyna

Martin Ennals Award 2023

Delphine Djiraibe

Martin Ennals Award 2023

Khurram Parvez

Martin Ennals Award 2023

Pham Doan Trang

Martin Ennals Award 2022

Dr. Daouda Diallo

Martin Ennals Award 2022

Yu Wensheng

Martin Ennals Award 2021

Martin Ennals Award Laureates (2020 ~ 2011)

Huda Al-Sarari

Martin Ennals Award 2020

Abdul Aziz Muhamat

Martin Ennals Award 2019

Mohamed Zaree

Martin Ennals Award 2017

Ilham Tohti

Martin Ennals Award 2016

Ahmed Mansoor

Martin Ennals Award 2015

Alejandra Ancheita

Martin Ennals Award 2014

Joint Mobile Group

Martin Ennals Award 2013

Luon Sovath

Martin Ennals Award 2012

Martin Ennals Award Laureates (2010 ~ 2001)

Emadeddin Baghi

Martin Ennals Award 2009

Mutabar Tadjibaeva

Martin Ennals Award 2008

Rajan Hoole

Martin Ennals Award 2007

Akbar Ganji

Martin Ennals Award 2007

Arnold Tsunga

Martin Ennals Award 2006

Aktham Naisse

Martin Ennals Award 2005

Lidia Yusupova

Martin Ennals Award 2004

Martin Ennals Award Laureates (2000 ~ 1991)

Natasha Kandic

Martin Ennals Award 1999

Eyad El Sarraj

Martin Ennals Award 1998

Samuel Ruiz Garcia

Martin Ennals Award 1997

Clement Nwankwo

Martin Ennals Award 1996

Asma Jahangir

Martin Ennals Award 1995

Harry Wu

Martin Ennals Award 1994