2nd Islamic Human Rights Prize to Go to Iraqi, Yemeni Activists

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TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Iranian Judiciary’s Human Rights Committee is going to award the 2nd Islamic Human Rights Prize to individuals and institutions from Iraq and Yemen for their humanitarian activities and contributions to the fight against extremism, an Iranian official said.

Deputy of the Iranian Judiciary's Human Rights Council for international affairs, Kazem Qaribabadi, said the prize will be awarded on Wednesday, August 5, which marks the 25th anniversary of adoption of the Declaration of Islamic Human Rights.

During tomorrow’s ceremony in Tehran, a number of Muslim figures will be also acknowledged for their efforts to defend Muslims’ rights, he added.

The first Islamic Human Rights Prize went to the administrator of Gaza’s al-Nasser Pediatric Hospital in August 2014.

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