John Humphrey Freedom Award 2002: Ayesha Imam acceptance speech
Source:Rights and Democracy
Ayesha Imam and BAOBAB for Women's Human Rights honoured for their work against the discriminatory application of the new Sharia laws in Nigeria's Northern States.
Rights & Democracy presents the John Humphrey Freedom Award each year to a non-governmental organization or an individual from any country or region of the world, including Canada, for exceptional achievement in the promotion of human rights and democratic development. It is named in honour of the Canadian John Peters Humphrey, a human rights law professor who prepared the first draft of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Submitted on Wed, 12/11/2002 - 01:00
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