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Announcement

The 2014 Right Livelihood Laureates are: 

Edward Snowden (USA) and Alan Rusbridger (UK) receive a joint Honorary Award. Three more awards go to Asma Jahangir (Pakistan), Basil Fernando / Asian Human Rights Commission (Hong Kong, China), and Bill McKibben / 350.org (USA).

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From the left: Edward Snowden, Alan Rusbridger, Bill McKibben.
 

Written statements:

Basil Fernando published an article on the AHRC website.
350.org issued a press release.
Asma Jahangir's reaction to the Award.

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Basil Fernando/ AHRC
© AHRC

Defending and implementing human rights principles in Asia

Basil Fernando is a leading Asian human rights defender. In a career spanning three decades, he has been pivotal in linking ordinary citizens striving for human rights principles...

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Asma Jahangir
 

Protecting human rights in Pakistan and globally

Asma Jahangir is Pakistan’s leading human rights lawyer. For three decades, she has shown incredible courage in defending the most vulnerable Pakistanis – women, children, religious minorities and the poor...

 

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Bill McKibben/ 350.org
© Nancie Battaglia

Mobilising a global movement against climate change

Bill McKibben is one of the world’s leading environmentalists. He has been an influential author and educator for 30 years, and his 1989 book...

 

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Alan Rusbridger
© David Levene/ The Guardian

Establishing a standard for responsible public interest journalism

Alan Rusbridger is a British journalist, author and editor of the Guardian, who has been setting benchmarks in journalism for many years...

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Edward Snowden
© The Guardian

Revealing the extent of illegal government mass surveillance

Edward Snowden is an American technologist, and former CIA officer and NSA contractor. When he discovered classified evidence...

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Publication

The 2013 Annual Report is available online

The Right Livelihood Award Foundation's 2013 Annual Report has been published online. It provides an overview of the foundation's activities in 2013, presents last year's Award Recipients and a financial report. Available in English, German and Swedish. 

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