Blessed Oscar Romero Human Rights Award Recipients


CPT

2017: The Pastoral Land Commission of the Brazilian National Bishops’ Conference

Bishop Enemésio Lazzaris received the award on behalf of CPT in recognition of its decades of solidarity with the poor, the landless and those subjected to forced labor. 


Maradiaga

2015: Cardinal Oscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga

Cardinal Oscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga for his work with Caritas Internationalis.
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Migration & Refugee Services

2010: Migration and Refugee Services, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops,Department of Migration and Refugee Services, for their work with migrants, refugees and trafficked persons.


Kouchner

2007: Bernard Kouchner

Bernard Kouchner, co-founder of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF/Doctors Without Borders).


Guzman-Tapia

2005: Juan Guzmán Tapia

Judge Juan Guzmán Tapia, for his prosecution of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet on human rights charges.


Coomaraswamy

2004: Radhika Coomaraswamy

Radhika Coomaraswamy, former special rapporteur on violence against women.


Casa Alianza

2001: Casa Alianza

Casa Alianza, for their work with street children in Central America.


Juan Mendez

2000: Juan Mendez

Juan Méndez, for his work with the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights.

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