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John Humphrey Freedom Award


Deadline: May 15, annually

Eligibility: Non-governmental organizations or individuals with a demonstrated record of frontline work in human rights or democratic development in any country or region of the world. Must be independent of any political party or governmental affiliation. Must be committed to non-violence.

Value: $25,000 and a speaking tour of Canada.

Contact: Augie van Biljouw

International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development
1001 de Maisonneuve Blvd. E. # 1100
Montreal, QC H2L 4P9
Phone: 514-283-6073
FAX: 514-283-3792
E-Mail: dd-rd@dd-rd.ca
Website: http://www.ichrdd.ca

Further Details: Past winners include Sima Samar of Afghanistan, Timothy Njoya of Kenya, Palden Gyatso of Tibet, Father Javier Giraldo of Colombia, Sultana Kamal of Bangladesh, and Bishop Carlos F.X. Belo of East Timor.

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