Ambassador of Conscience Award 2013

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Pakistani schoolgirl and education rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai and American singer, human rights and social justice activist Harry Belafonte were announced as Amnesty International’s Ambassadors of Conscience for 2013.

The award is Amnesty International’s highest honour, recognizing individuals who have championed human rights through their life and by example. It was presented at a ceremony on Tuesday evening at the Mansion House, Dublin, Ireland.

The 2013 honourees join the other exceptional individuals who have been recognized as Ambassadors of Conscience since the award was established: Vaclav Havel (2003); Mary Robinson and Hilda Morales Trujillo (2004); U2 and Paul McGuinness (2005); Nelson Mandela (2006); Peter Gabriel (2008); and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (awarded 2009, presented 2012).

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