HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD 2011

 BACKGROUND

An award given to individuals or groups who have a track record of excellence in the promotion and human rights in Malaysia. Human Rights Award is the first time organized and it is an effort to promote and enhance awareness of the concept of human rights as well as to honor individuals and organizations that have contributed much energy and effort in fighting for human rights in Malaysia.

OBJECTIVE

The objectives of the Human Rights Awards 2011 are:

i. To give recognition to outstanding figures for their contribution in the fight for human rights;
ii. To give encouragement in promoting and protecting human rights and provide an impetus in order to intensify their contribution to the community for human rights;
iii. To provide support and motivation to the various communities in Malaysia, including the physically challenged, elderly, children and women continue to be involved in fighting for their rights.