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Rights Activists Honored

Expand Hala Al-Dosari (L), and Ivan Pavlov. © 2017 Ann Lang Mun Co; © 2017 Alexey Spirin (New York, January 30, 2018) – Two courageous and tireless advocates for human rights are the 2018 recipients of the prestigious Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism, Human Rights Watch said today. The winners, leading voices for justice in their countries, Hala Al-Dosari, a prominent women’s rights activist in Saudi Arabia, and Ivan Pavlov, a lawyer and activist who has dedicated his career to defending people accused of high treason and espionage in Russia. “The Alison Des Forges Award…

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