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Who is Your Human Rights Hero?

Posted by in Featured, For Our Members, Global Exchange Community on 6th March, 2013 | No Comments

2013peopleschoice_extendedDo you have a Human Rights Hero you want to tell the world about? Well, then you’re in the right place. Introducing the 2013 Human Rights People’s Choice Award Contest, where people just like you nominate and vote for their Human Rights Hero.

Show Your Support for Mu Sochua and Freedom of Expression

Posted by in World News & Events on 10th June, 2010 | No Comments

Mu1Last week, we let you know about the June 2nd guilty verdict that the Cambodian Supreme Court struck on Global Exchange’s 2010 People’s Choice Honoree, Mu Sochua in the alleged defamation case against Cambodian Prime Minister, Hun Sen. Sochua sent us a note from Northern Cambodia where she is training women for the next commune […]

Mu Sochua Charged “Guilty” by Supreme Court

Posted by in World News & Events on 7th June, 2010 | No Comments

Mu6Two weeks ago, Global Exchange honored Mu Sochua at our Human Rights Awards gala with the People’s Choice Award. Unable to attend the event as she was facing trial and prosecution for simply asserting her right to free speech, her daughter Devi Leiper accepted the award on her behalf. Her court case took place last […]

PHOTOS: 2010 Human Rights Awards Gala Highlights

Posted by in Fair Trade, Global Exchange Community, Global Exchange News & Events on 3rd June, 2010 | No Comments

Global Exchange staff showing off their evening looksGlobal Exchange started the Human Rights Awards in 2001 to recognize and elevate the contributions of individuals and organizations who work tirelessly to advance the cause of peace, justice and the inalienable rights we call “human rights”—here in the United States and around the world. This years’ honorees, Van Jones, Raúl del Águila from Peru, […]

And the People’s Choice Winner is…..(drumroll please)

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Human Rights on 27th May, 2010 | No Comments

PrintGlobal Exchange is pleased to announce the winner of our 2010 Human Rights Awards People’s Choice, Mu Sochua, as chosen by YOU, supporters of Global Exchange and human rights around the world. Mu Sochua joins our other award recipients, Raúl del Águila, International Honoree, and Van Jones, Domestic Honoree. Mu Sochua has been a tireless […]