"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world" - Nelson Mandela


The AHRA offers yearly awards to thanks and promote the vital human rights work of Arab activists, artists, academics and ordinary people who everyday put their lives in danger to protect others and defend greater values of justice, peace, equality and tolerance.

  1. AHRA’s International Journalism Award

    The AHRA’s International Journalism Award seeks to recognise the work of the most intrepid and thoughtful Arab reporters, audio-visual journalists, and writers in their respective struggles to confront human rights violations, fight corruption, and shed light on environmental concerns in their countries. With this award, we wish to recognise journalists working in both mainstream and local media channels. […]

  2. AHRA’s International Publication Award

    The AHRA believes that education is the most powerful of all weapons in the fight against oppression, violence, and injustice. Our annual International Publication Award thus supports knowledge-production and critical thinking within the sphere of human rights. Submissions are welcome from all. Publications submitted for consideration must be at least 10,000 words long, and should not exceed […]

  3. AHRA’s International Film Award

    Films are an invaluable, and often the only, source of information and insight during wartime and humanitarian crises, but also during peacetime as a pivotal source of awareness with respect to the reporting of human rights violations and as a manifestation of accountability and transparency. The AHRA International Film Award, presented at our annual documentary film […]

  4. AHRA’s International Hero Award

    Away from the spotlight, meaningful change often takes place unnoticed. Voices of the voiceless are not heard. This award seeks to celebrate the neglected voices of individuals – men, women, and children – such as journalists, doctors, judges, and filmmakers who have taken on the burden and responsibility of challenging oppression, injustice, and human rights […]

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