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Final Nominee - Ahmed Mansoor - UAE
Ahmed Mansoor is one of the few voices within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who provides a credible independent assessment of human rights developments in the country.
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Final Nominee - Robert Sann Aung - Myanmar
Robert Sann Aung is a prominent human rights lawyer from Myanmar. Throughout his career he has provided legal services, or just advice, often pro bono, to those whose rights have been affected.
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Final Nominee - Asmaou Diallo - Guinea
Asmaou Diallo’s human rights work started following the events of 28 September 2009 when the Guinean military attacked peaceful demonstrators. Over 150 were killed, including her oldest son, and over 100 women raped.
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Three Human Rights Defenders Selected as Final Nominees for the Martin Ennals Award 2015

The final nominees for the 2015 Martin Ennals Award are:

Robert Sann Aung, Myanmar 
Asmaou Diallo
, Guinea 
Ahmed Mansoor, United Arab Emirates 


This award is selected by the International Human Rights Community (See Jury Below) and given to Human Rights Defenders who have shown deep commitment and courage in the face of personal risk. The aim of the award is to highlight their work and protect them through increased visibility.


Robert Sann Aung, Myanmar

Asmaou Diallo, Guinea

Ahmed Mansoor, UAE
Click on the portraits above to learn more about each nominee. 

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Martin Ennals Award Jury Lauds 2015 Final Nominees







In collaboration with
The City of Geneva

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The Jury consists of 10
leading Human Rights NGO’s












The Panel of Regional NGOs support
the Jury with their in depth
Regional knowledge