Whistleblower, encryption pioneers, Girlguiding and an entire Welsh market town among courageous voices up for Liberty’s Human Rights Awards

09 October 2017

Liberty has today announced the shortlist for its 2017 Human Rights Awards – with an undercover journalist, encryption pioneers, Girlguiding members and the people of the Welsh town of Narberth among those nominated by the public. 

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Jan Sutton – an indomitable force for good

On 8 June 2017 we lost an inspiring human rights campaigner and a much loved friend – Jan Sutton.

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Who are your human rights heroes?

In every town and city, in every school and family, there are inspiring people doing amazing things to bring about change for the better. Now is the time to tell Liberty who they are so that we can celebrate them.

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Liberty recognises inspirational human rights heroes

26 November 2013

Inspirational human rights heroes from all walks of life were rewarded for their dedication at Liberty’s annual Human Rights Awards last night. Outstanding youngsters, campaigners, lawyers, activists and artists were recognised for their efforts in protecting and promoting the rights of others at the ceremony at Southbank Centre in London.

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Liberty honours human rights heroes in annual awards ceremony

22 November 2013

Liberty will reward outstanding human rights heroes at its annual Liberty Human Rights Awards, which will be held at Southbank Centre in London on Monday evening.

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Liberty Human Rights Awards 2013 - Call for nominations...

Is there someone that you think deserves special recognition for their work on behalf of human rights issues? If so, Liberty would like to hear from you.

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Liberty honours inspirational human rights leaders in annual awards ceremony

20 November 2012

Outstanding human rights leaders from all walks of life were honoured for their efforts at Liberty’s annual Human Rights Awards in London last night. Inspirational legal figures, young people, artists and campaigners were rewarded for their work in protecting and promoting the rights of others at the ceremony at the capital’s Southbank Centre.

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Nominations: One week to go

So summer is drawing to a close – the nights are getting shorter, the mornings a little cooler and, somehow, it’s now less than four months until Christmas. But don’t despair – the imminent arrival of autumn also means that this year’s Liberty Human Rights Awards are just around the corner.

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Support from all quarters for HRA at Liberty awards

Last night leading figures from the worlds of law, media, civil society, politics and the arts came together at London’s Southbank Centre for Liberty’s annual Human Rights Awards. It proved to be a truly humbling and uplifting evening. Inspiring human rights heroes from all walks of life were honoured for their efforts at the ceremony, eloquently hosted with a gloss of comic sheen by the brilliant Marcus Brigstocke.

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Liberty Human Rights Awards 2010

Liberty’s new-look Human Rights Awards held last night were a massive success. Lawyers and journalists rubbed shoulders with campaigners and politicians at the Southbank event, compered by Rory Bremner - who had the crowd in stitches throughout the evening.

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