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Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2017 awarded to Murat Arslan

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock The fifth Václav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honours outstanding civil society action in defence of human rights – has been awarded to Turkish supporter of the independence of the judiciary Murat Arslan. More

Lublin: Europe Prize to be presented during ceremony

Serhii Kiral and Andrzej Wojtyła, members of the Sub-Committee on the Europe Prize of the Parliamentary Assembly will present the Prize to Krzysztof Żuk, Mayor of Lublin (Poland). More

Václav Havel Prize 2017: Human rights defenders from Austria, Hungary and Turkey shortlisted

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock The selection panel of the Václav Havel Prize 2017 today drew up the shortlist of candidatures in Prague. The shortlisted nominees are Murat Arslan (Turkey), the Hungarian Helsinki Committee and Father Georg Sporschill (Austria). More

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2017: three nominees to be shortlisted in Prague

The Selection Panel of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize will meet on 29 August in Prague to determine a shortlist of three nominees from among the candidatures received. The 2017 prizewinner will be announced on 9 October in Strasbourg. More

Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize: last day to submit nominations

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock The deadline for the submission of nominations for the 2017 Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize has been extended. The new deadline has been set at 30 June 2017, instead of the original deadline of 30 April. More

Václav Havel Human Rights Prize: three weeks left to submit nominations

Vaclav Havel © Shutterstock The deadline for the submission of nominations for the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize 2017, has been extended. The new deadline has been fixed on 30 June 2017, instead of the original deadline of 30 April. More