Edward Snowden Receives The Right Livelihood Award (Alternative Nobel Prize)

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RT on Dec 1, 2014

US whistleblower Edward Snowden has been awarded The Right Livelihood Award, commonly known as the Alternative Nobel Prize in Stockholm. His call was met with standing ovation of those present.

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Anne-Marie O’Reilly (Campaign Against Arms Trade): The Devastating Impact of UK Weapons Sales (+ transcript)

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Protest against US wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, etc.

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by Anne-Marie O’Reilly
Right Livelihood Award Foundation Archive
www.rightlivelihood.org
7 December 2012

Mister Deputy Speaker,
Honourable Members of Parliament,
Your excellencies,
Fellow laureates,
Dear friends,

Thank you

It is a great honour to accept the Right Livelihood Award on behalf of Campaign Against Arms Trade. The Award is a valued tribute to the work of thousands of people in the UK, whose collective action has managed to expose, challenge and impede the arms trade since we began our work nearly 40 years ago.

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