Premio de Derechos Humanos Letelier-Moffitt

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Premio de Derechos Humanos Letelier-Moffitt

El Premio de Derechos Humanos Letelier-Moffitt (en inglés: Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Award) es un premio anual, que se concede en octubre, por el Washington, D.C.-based Institute for Policy Studies a aquellas personas e instituciones que defienden la causa de los derechos humanos en las Américas.

El Premio recuerda a Orlando Letelier y Ronni Moffitt, que en 1976 fueron asesinados en Washington por agentes del servicio secreto chileno del dictador Augusto Pinochet. Fue entregado por primera vez en 1978.

Galardonados

  • 2012: City Life; Confederación de Estudiantes Chilenos
  • 2011: Wisconsin Progressive Movement; Bethlehem, The Migrant's Shelter (Mexico)
  • 2010: National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON); Honduras Human Rights Platform Guatemalan Police Archives
  • 2009: Domestic Workers United; La Mesa Nacional Frente a la Minería Metálica en El Salvador
  • 2008: Francisco Soberón and the Asociación Pro-Derechos Humanos (Peru); Indian Workers Congress
  • 2007: Senator Gustavo Petro (Colombia); Appeal for Redress; DC Vote (Special Recognition Award)
  • 2006: Maher Arar and Center for Constitutional Rights; Gulf Coast Renewal Campaign
  • 2005: Judge Juan Guzmán; Barrios Unidos
  • 2004: Seymour Hersh; Military Families Speak Out
  • 2003: Nancy Sanchez Mendez; CASA de Maryland; Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (premio especial)
  • 2002: Bishop Alvaro Ramazzini (Guatemala); Jobs with Justice; Naúl Ojeda (premio especial póstumo)
  • 2001: 25th Anniversary; All prior recipients honored
  • 2000: Oscar Olivera, Coordinator in Defense of Water and Life (Bolivia); November Coalition
  • 1999: Juan Garces; Kensington Welfare Rights Union
  • 1998: Rose Sanders; Coordinacion Colombia-Europa
  • 1997: The Rev. Dr. Mac Charles Jones (premio especial póstumo); Sin Fronteras Organizing Projet; Alianza Civica
  • 1996: Pharis Harvey (premio especial póstumo); Asian Immigrant Women Advocates; Leo Valladares
  • 1995: Jennifer Harbury (premio especial); Rose Johnson, Georgia Project Director of the Center for Democratic Renewal; Haitian Human Rights Platform
  • 1994: Harry Belafonte (Special Recognition Award); Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras; CONAIE (Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador)
  • 1993: Bishop Samuel Ruiz Garcia and Fray Bartolome de las Casas Human Rights Center in Chiapas, Mexico; Marian Kramer and the National Welfare Rights Organization
  • 1992: Evans Paul, Mayor of Port-au-Prince (Haiti); Sam Buffone and Michael Tigar, lawyers for the Letelier-Moffitt Case; Saul Landau (premio especial)
  • 1991: Jorge Gomez Lizarazo, President, Regional Committee for the Defense of Human Rights, Barrancabermeja (Colombia); La Mujer Obrera, El Paso, Texas
  • 1990: The National Human Rights Coordinating Committee of Peru; Richard Trumka, President, United Mine Workers Union of América; Father Jim Felts and Proyecto de Cristo Rey (premio especial)
  • 1989: The Union of Indigenous Nations of Brazil; The National Labor Committee in Support of Democracy and Human Rights in El Salvador; Robert Scherrer (premio especial)
  • 1988: Radio Soleil (Haiti); Charles L. Clements, M.D.
  • 1987: Bishop Mario Melanio Medina (Paraguay); Washington Office on Latin América
  • 1989: The Vicariate of Solidarity (Chile); Pete Seeger
  • 1986: The Grupo de Apoyo Mutuo (GAM) of Guatemala; The Free South Africa Movement; Frances Arbour (premio especial)
  • 1985: Dr. Ramon Custodio, President, Committee for Human Rights in Honduras; The Sanctuary Movement; Reverend Charles Harper (premio especial)
  • 1984: Center for Legal and Social Studies (CELS) of Argentina; Father J. Bryan Hehir, U.S. Catholic Conference
  • 1983: Center for Legal and Social Studies (CELS) of Argentina; Father J. Bryan Hehir, U.S. Catholic Conference
  • 1982: Cardinal Paulo Evaristo Arns of São Paulo (Brazil); The Infant Formula Action Coalition
  • 1981: Jacobo Timerman; The Congregation of Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic
  • 1980: The Legal Aid Office of the Archdiocese of San Salvador; Reverend William Wipfler, National Council of Churches
  • 1979: Agrupación de Familiares de Detenidos Desaparecidos (Chile); Alfred "Skip" Robinson, United League of Mississippi
  • 1978: Samuel Rubin ;Reverend Benjamin Chavis, Jr.

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