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Winners of Human Rights award in Uganda announced

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The EU Human Rights Defenders Award is granted to honour the achievements of a Human Rights defender in Uganda.

The annual European Union Human Rights Defenders Award is given by the EU Member States, Norway and the EU Delegation in Uganda to recognise the achievements of Human Rights Defenders in Uganda.

The Heads of Missions of the EU Member States, the EU Delegation and Norway are happy to announce that the EU Human Rights Defenders Award 2014 is shared among three outstanding individuals that promote and protect universally recognized human rights and fundamental freedoms:

  • Ms. Gladys Canogura, Executive Director of Kitgum Women Peace Initiative
  • Ms. Christine Alalo, Head Uganda Police Child and Family Protection Unit
  • Mr. Mohammed Ndifuna, Chief Executive Officer Human Rights Network Uganda