Award Winner from Argentina, Pakistan and Germany
Tireless Advocacy for Social Justice and the Integrity of Creation
The winners of the 6th International Bremen Peace Award 2013 are an Argentinian human rights activist, an initiative against slavery in Pakistan and two distinguished anti-nuclear activists from Gorleben.
The native Argentinian woman Natalia Sarapura has developed a unique development programme and for the last 18 years she has been fighting for the rights of the Kolla, an indigenous people in northwestern Argentina. The Insan Dost Association commits itself to putting an end to slave work in Pakistan, which is actually forbidden, but still widespread. Andreas Earl of Bernstorff and Anna Countess of Bernstorff from Gartow in the Wendland have been opposing the Castor transportation and nuclear policy for the last 35 years.
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Peace Award Winner 2013
The jury of the schwelle Foundation has selected the three award winners from 50 mostly highly qualified applications for the Bremen Peace Award. There were many more worthy of receiving the award. We will introduce nine of these people and projects we considered to be potentially award winning until the award ceremony in November 2013. Read More