Eligibility for Nomination
- Only individuals, not organisations, can be nominated
- Self-nominating is not allowed
- Incomplete application forms will not be considered
The prize has been handed out by Civil Rights Defenders since 2013. It consists of a specially designed statuette and a diploma. In 2018, the award was handed out to the Turkish journalist and human rights defender Murat Çelikkan. Read more about all previous recipients here.