Call for nominations: Civil Rights Defender of the Year Award

The nomination process for the Civil Rights Defender of the Year Award 2023 is now closed.

Frank Mugisha and Xheni Karaj – Civil Rights Defender of the Year

Despite working in environments where homophobia is widespread, they continue fighting with impressive for every individual’s right to have their own sexual orientation and gender identity.  LGBTI+ activists and human rights defenders Xheni Karaj from Albania and Frank Mugisha from Uganda are the recipients of the Civil Rights Defender of the Year Award 2022.  

Thank you, Xheni and Frank, for your commitment to human rights for being constant sources of inspiration for LGBTI+ activists worldwide. 

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