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Syrian White Helmets & Others Win 2016 Right Livelihood Awards

HeadlineSep 22, 2016

And this year’s Right Livelihood Awards, known as the Alternative Nobel Prize, have been announced in Stockholm, Sweden. This year’s winners are the volunteer rescue group the Syria Civil Defense, known as the White Helmets; Egyptian feminist Mozn Hassan; Russian human rights activist Svetlana Gannushkina; and Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet, whose journalists have faced arrest, imprisonment and assassination attempts amid Turkey’s increasing crackdown against the press.

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