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International Human Rights Award: Past Recipients

 

 

The following people are Section of Litigation International Human Rights Award recipients.


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2005


  • Roger Myers, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP (work in Kazakhstan)

 

2004


  • Colin Gonsalves, Human Rights Law Network

 

2003


  • Monice E. Magoke-Mjoja, Executive Director and founder, Women’s Legal Aid Centre, Tanzania

 

2002


  • Cambodian Defenders Project
  • Yonko Grozev, legal defense program director of Bulgarian Helsinki Committee

 

2001


  • The Supreme Court of Zimbabwe (Judge Andre Davis of U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland accepted the award on their behalf)
  • Dr. Leonel Morejon Almagro (originally awarded the 1997 award but was detained in Havana at the time)

 

2000


  • Digna Ochoa, Mexican lawyer

 

1999


  • Vera Stremkovaskaya, Belarus lawyer
  • Zainur Zakaria, Malaysian lawyer

 

1998


  • Senator George Mitchell
  • Vesna Alaburic, Croatian lawyer

 

1997


  • Dr. Rene Gomez Manzano, Cuban lawyer
  • Dr. Leonel Morejon Almagro, Cuban lawyer

 

1996


  • Chief Gani Fawehinmi, Nigerian lawyer
  • Femi Falana, Nigeria lawyer
  • Olisa Agbakoba, Nigerian lawyer

 

1995


  • Nejib Hosni
  • Martin Lee

 

1994


  • Judge Richard Goldstone of South Africa
  • Dimitrina Petrova, lawyer in Bulgaria

 

1993


  • Carlos Basombrio, lawyer with the Legal Defense Institue of Lima, Peru
  • Gustovo Gallon Giraldo, lawyer with the Columbian Section of the Andean Comission of Jurists in Bogota, Columbia

 

1992


  • Human Rights League of Chad; Enoch Djondang accepted the award
  • Legal Aid Centre of Pakistan

 

1991


  • The Sudan Bar Association; Dr. Amin Mekki Medani accepted the award
  • Jean-Jacques Honorat of the Haitian Center for Human Rights
  • Dr. Otakar Motejl, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Czeck and Slovak Federal Republic
  • The Council of the Law Society of Kenya