Winners of the 2012 Moscow Helsinki Group Human Rights Awards

posted 13 Dec 2012, 05:19 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 13 Dec 2012, 05:20 ]
11 December 2012 

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The Moscow Helsinki Group has chosen the winners of its 2012 Human Rights Awards. At a general meeting of the organization, members reviewed all the candidates nominated for the awards over the course of the year. Altogether, 31 candidates were nominated in ten categories. The winners were chosen on the basis of open debate and a majority vote by members attending the meeting. A gala awards ceremony for the winners of the Moscow Helsinki Group human rights awards took place on 10 December, International Human Rights Day, at the Central House of Architects in Moscow. [Read more]