Martin Ennals Award 2022
By Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders
french (en) | 1:36:04 (Stan Swamy’s honour 1:24:00) | 2022
By The Indian Social Institute (June 1):
Fr. Stan Swamy will be honoured on 2 June 2022. (Time: 09.30 pm India time) in Geneva with the Martin Ennals Honorary Award-2022. Fr. Xavier Soreng SJ, Ranchi will participate in the ceremony and receive the honorary award.
Jury of the Martin Ennals Award honours Father Stan Swamy (1937-2021)
By Martin Ennals Award
The Martin Ennals Foundation announced today that a special, post-humous homage will be made to Father Stanislas Swamy during the 2022 Martin Ennals Award Ceremony, next June 2nd at 18h CET.
Father Stan (1937-2021), as he was better known, was a Jesuit priest and activist who founded several organizations to promote human rights in Jharkhand state, India. He dedicated much of his work to advance the rights of Adivasi communities – indigenous tribes of India who are known as forest dwellers and protectors of the environment.
HRDA honour for Fr. Stan Swamy
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Father Swamy worked most of his life to empower the Adivasi community
Human Rights Defenders Alert – India (HRDA) on June 2, 2022 will award martyred human rights defender Father Stan Swamy ‘2022 Martin Ennals Award’ for his exemplary work protecting and defending the rights of Adivasis in Jharkhand.
The 84-year-old Jesuit priest was a beloved activist till his final days in Taloja jail where he suffered a cardiac arrest. He had been jailed under trumped up charges in the Bhima Koregaon case, despite the fact that he was nowhere near the location of the violence!
● Framed to Die – The Case of Stan Swamy
By Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR)
Edition: Aug 2021
Publisher: Peoples Union for Democratic Rights, Delhi
Paperback: 45 pages
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