2019 Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk

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Join us for a reception to honor the 5 LGBTI+ Winners of the 2019 Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk.

Front line Defenders marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising presenting the 2019 Front Line Defenders Award to 5 LGBTI+ rights defenders:

  • Badr Baabou, DAMJ, Tunisia
  • Veronika Lapina, Russian LGBT Network, Russia
  • Shinta Ratri, Pondok Pesantren Waria al-Fatah, Indonesia
  • Rosanna Marz├ín, Diversidad Dominicana, Dominican Republic
  • Eric Sambisa, Nyasa Rainbow Alliance, Malawi

Together with the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and Outright Action International, Front Line Defenders is bringing these 5 human rights defenders (HRDs) to NYC for meetings and events in advance of 2019 World Pride week.

Join us at the LGBT Community Center for a reception on 19 June at 6:30 PM, steps away from the historic Stonewall Inn as we honor these courageous and tenacious HRDs on the frontlines of the global struggle for LGBTI+ rights.

Bios of the awardees »

Date: 
Wednesday, 19 June 06:30pm 2019 at
Location: 
LGBT Community Center 208 West 13th Street New York, NY 10011