LIVESTREAM OF THE 11TH HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD CEREMONY OF AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL ON MAY 30, 2022 8 PM FROM THE MAXIM GORKI THEATER BERLIN
Here we stream the event with the original audio in English.
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Since 1998, the German section of Amnesty honours individuals and groups who have championed human rights under the most difficult of conditions. The award recognises the commitment of these people, supports them in their work and better protects them from state repression.
The award is endowed with 10,000 euros.
AMNESTY HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD 2022 GOES TO ETHIOPIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL
The Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRCO) is to receive the Human Rights Award 2022 from the German section of Amnesty International. The award will be conferred in recognition of EHRCO’s selfless human rights advocacy in Ethiopia, which it engages in at great personal risk.
Dan Yirga Haile accepts the award for the EHRCO.
Participants and artists: Mary Lawlor, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, Svetlana Gannushkina, Head of the Civic Assistance Committee and Amnesty Human Rights Award Laureate 2003, Markus N. Beeko, Amnesty International Germany Secretary General, Befekadu Hailu Techane, Executive Director of CARD and former ZONE 9 blogger“, Fisseha Mengistu Tekle, Amnesty International Researcher Ethiopia and Eritrea, Baiba Skride (violin), Feven Yoseph with Gungun (band), and many others.
The evening will be hosted by Aline Abboud.