Laureates 2011

Norman Jiwan : laureate ex-aequo 2011

Norman Jiwan : laureate ex-aequo 2011

Norman Jiwan, a Kerambai Dayak from West Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo) is an NGO activist who works for the Indonesian NGO, SawitWatch, a watchdog group that tracks the palm oil industry in the region. He acts as director of the research…

Arjun Singh Nag : laureate ex-aequo 2011

Arjun Singh Nag : laureate ex-aequo 2011

Arjun Singh Nag, known as Nag-ji, is one of the first tribal lawyers of Bastar district in Central India. Nag ji hails from Jaitgiri, a small tribal village in Bastar; Bastar is a predominantly forested area and home to a…

The Popular Committee of Bil'in : laureate ex-aequo 2011

The Popular Committee of Bil’in : laureate ex-aequo 2011

Bil’in is a Palestinian village that wants to continue to live… and because of that it has been fighting g hard to save its land, its olive trees, its resources and its freedom. By building its “separation wall”, the state…

The Comunidad de Paz de San José de Apartado : laureate ex-aequo 2011

The Comunidad de Paz de San José de Apartado : laureate ex-aequo 2011

The Colombian government claims that the Urabá region is pacified… but the only peace that people speak about in the region is the peace of the graves, the peace of those who remain silent for fear of guns and intimidation……