Monthly Archives: januari 2013

2012 – Radhia Nasraoui och Waleed Sami Abu al-Khair

Radhia Nasraoui har som advokat i över trettio år under hårt tryck försvarat mänskliga rättigheter i sitt hemland under devisen "Att inte använda våra röster gör oss till förtryckets medbrottslingar". Waleed Sami Abu al-Khair tilldelas Olof Palmepriset för en uthållig och rakryggad insats till försvar för mänskliga och medborgerliga rättigheter för såväl män som kvinnor i Saudiarabien. Läs mer >

2012 – Radhia Nasraoui and Waleed Sami Abu al-Khair

Radhia Nasraoui, human rights defender and lawyer, is awarded the 2012 Olof Palme Prize, for her untiring work against torture and impunity for more than three decades. As a concerned and patriotic citizen, she has under severe pressure defended human rights in her country and challenged authorities under the motto "We must use our voices. Not saying anything makes us accomplices of the oppression". Waleed Sami Abu al-Khair receives the 2012 Olof Palme Prize for his strong, self-sacrificing and sustained struggle to promote respect for human and civil rights for both men and women in Saudi Arabia. Together with like-minded citizens and colleagues, Waleed Sam Abu AlKhair does so with the noble goal of contributing to a just and modern society in his country and region. Läs mer >