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Human rights defenders from Iran and Belarus among 2020 Right Livelihood Laureates

The Right Livelihood Award, widely known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize,” has been honouring courageous changemakers since 1980

Imprisoned Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, US civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson, indigenous rights and environmental activist Lottie Cunningham Wren of Nicaragua, and Belarusian pro-democracy activist Ales Bialiatski and the non-governmental organisation Human Rights Centre “Viasna” have been selected as the 2020 Right Livelihood Laureates (, the Swedish Right…

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2020 Right Livelihood Laureates to be announced on October 1

The recipients have been selected by an international Jury after careful investigation by the Foundation’s Research team

The 2020 Laureates of the Right Livelihood Award (, widely known as the “Alternative Nobel Prize,” are set to be announced in Stockholm on Thursday, October 1. The four new Laureates will be presented by Ole von Uexkull, Executive Director of the Right Livelihood Foundation, and Amelie von Zweigbergk, Vice-Chair…