1992, the John Humphrey Freedom Award has been presented annually by the Canadian
human rights group Rights & Democracy to an organization or individual "for
exceptional achievement in the promotion of human rights and democratic development."
The award is named in honor of John Peters Humphrey, a Canadian human rights law
professor who wrote the first draft of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Some of the John Humphrey Freedom Award winners are listed here; for the complete
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