Recipients of the Right Livelihood Award have arrived in Sweden
By Andreas Klamm from SWEDEN
New York / Stockholm, Sweden/3mnewswire.org/December 8, 2008/– This is Andreas Klamm, journalist and news correspondent for Radio IBS Liberty from the city of STOCKHOLM in SWEDEN which is known as one the most beautiful cities in Europe.
While the entire world is watching the events about the NOBEL PRIZE this week in Stockholm, Radio IBS Independent Broadcasting Service Liberty is going to deliver news, information, photographs and a television program related with the events to the ALTERNATIVE NOBEL PRIZE as known as the Right Livelihood Award in Sweden.
A couple from India and three precious ladies which have taken part in an important role in social transformation have been awarded for the Right Livelihood Award in 2008.
The recipients of the award have arrived recently in Sweden and will be honoured tonight.
Krishnammal and Sankaralingam Jagannathan and her husband from LAFTI , India are going to receive the Right Livelihood Award …for two long lifetimes of work dedicated to realising in practice the Gandhian vision of social justice and sustainable human development, for which they have been referred to as ‘India’s soul’.”
Amy Goodman , one of the best journalists, broadcast journalists and authors in this world is going to receive the award “…for developing an innovative model of truly independent political journalism that brings to millions of people the alternative voices that are often excluded by mainstream media.”
She is the first journalist ever, which going to receive the Right Livelihood Award as known as ALTERNATIVE NOBEL PRIZE.
Amy Goodman has been unlawful arrested while covering events related to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, United States of America.
Asha Hagi , from Somalia will be honored “…for continuing to lead at great personal risk the female participation in the peace and reconciliation process in her war-ravaged country.”
Dr. Monika Hauser, born in Switzerland which holds an Italian Passport will receive the award for “…for her tireless commitment to working with women who have experienced the most horrific sexual violence in some of the most dangerous countries in the world, and campaigning for them to receive social recognition and compensation.”
The award ceremony will be held tonight in the Swedish Parliament. The ceremony will be attended by many honourable guests, Members of the Parliament and journalists from the around the world. Founder and Chairman of the Right Livelihood Award is Mr. Jakob von Uxekuell a former member of the European Parliament.
The recipients will share the PRIZE money of two million SWEDISH KRONOR or crowns, approximately about 310.000 U.S. Dollar. The money is not be used for personal purpose but to continue the work in projects of social transformation.
The Democracy Now Team will broadcast live from Sweden. For the live program go to democracynow.org.
IBS Television Liberty will provide a special coverage on television by next week on http://www.ibstelevision.com with LIBERTY AND PEACE NOW!
This was Andreas Klamm, journalist and news correspondent from the city of Sweden in Stockholm for IBS Television Liberty, Radio IBS Liberty and MJB Mission News.
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