2006 Reebok Human Rights Award to be presented to 4 activists from China, India, USA, Zimbabwe - Weds 17 May

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10 May 2006

Four Young Human Rights Activists to Be Honored with 2006 Reebok Human Rights Award; Human Rights Defenders from U.S., India, China, Zimbabwe to Be Recognized for Uncommon Courage, Commitment to Peace and Justice

Author: Reebok Human Rights Award Program

A champion for people threatened by the growing HIV epidemic in China, an advocate for sexually exploited children in the United States, an undaunted promoter of peace in conflict-torn Kashmir and a brave crusader for justice in the face of an oppressive regime in Zimbabwe will be recognized in New York City for their relentless fight for the rights of people around the world through nonviolent means.

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1 May 2006

2006 Reebok Human Rights Award Recipients

Author: Reebok

Recipients...Li Dan bravely documented the destruction caused by China’s AIDS epidemic and helps pressure the government to respond...Rachel Lloyd...works to rescue sexually exploited children in New York City...Khurram Parvez...defends human rights in war-torn Kashmir and works to encourage young people to pursue peaceful approaches to change...Otto Saki...advocates for human rights defenders facing harassment and arrest [in Zimbabwe].

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