Nominations for the Civil Courage Prize are now being accepted to honor persons who have fought for civil rights in various parts of the world.
"The Prize of $50,000 honors steadfast resistance to evil at great personal risk. It has been awarded annually since 2000 by The Train Foundation (formerly known as the Northcote Parkinson Fund)." - quote taken from Imprisoned in China for 15 Months for Aiding North Korean Defectors available at http://www.civilcourageprize.org/press-release-2007.htm
Deadline for nominations: March 3, 2008
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