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Human Rights First calls for nominations for international human rights advocacy award

Nominate an individual or organisation for Human Rights First's 2012 Roger N. Baldwin Medal of Liberty Award, which recognises a commitment to international human rights advocacy in one or more of the following areas: social networking and Internet freedom; religious freedom; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights; and freedom from torture. Nominations are due by 6 February 2012.

The US$25,000 award, established in 1989, honours the human rights legacy of Roger N. Baldwin, the principal founder of the American Civil Liberties Union and the International League for Human Rights.

Click here for more information and nomination forms.

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