Today, the Right Livelihood Award Foundation announced the 2015 Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award:
Tony de Brum and The People of Marshall Islands receives an Honorary Award. Three more awards go to Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Canada), Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera (Uganda), and Gino Strada / EMERGENCY (Italy).
"This year’s Right Livelihood Laureates stand up for our basic rights – be it the rights of indigenous peoples or LGBTI communities, or the right of all citizens to live in a world free from the scourges of war and climate chaos. With their tireless work, on the frontlines and in courts, the Laureates uphold the values that led to the creation of the United Nations seventy years ago. In this year of global humanitarian crises, they provide an inspiring response to the defining challenges of our time."
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