2014 Laureate - Alejandra Ancheita - Mexico
Alejandra Ancheita is a Mexican lawyer and activist who leads the fight for the rights of the migrants, workers, and indigenous communities of her native country to dramatically raise their standard of living. 

Martin Ennals Foundation statement regarding Joint Mobile Group

The Martin Ennals Foundation (MEF) is extremely concerned about the burning of Joint Mobile Group’s offices in Chechnya and the detention of and threats to their staff. Below are selected media reports as well as reports issues by Members of the Martin Ennals Jury.

The Russian NGO JMG was formed after the murders of human rights defenders in Chechnya, and was selected as the Martin Ennals Award Laureate for 2013. The MEF urges the Chechen authorities to ensure that the Joint Mobile Groups can work safely in Chechnya.


Martin Ennals Award Ceremony 2014 - In Summary

Alejandra Ancheita is the 2014 Martin Ennals Award Laureate

Martin Ennals Award Laureate 2014 - Alejandra Ancheita - Mexico

Martin Ennals Award Nominee 2014 - Cao Shunli - China

Martin Ennals Award Nominee 2014 - Adilur Rahman Khan - Bangladesh

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