Topic: Aurora Prize

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (The Hindu) — Aurora Prize Laureate Kyaw Hla Aung, a noted lawyer and activist from Myanmar, this week announced he would donate his $1 million award money towards humanitarian relief work among Rohingya refugees. He[...]

Once again, the human conscience is bleeding when actions to stop a genocide become hostage to political expediency. Genocide, particularly in modern times, has become a convenient method or tool to expel or exterminate indigenous people[...]

YEREVAN — The third annual $1.1 million Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity was awarded on June 10 to Kyaw Hla Aung, a lawyer and activist recognized for his dedication to fighting for equality, education and human rights for the[...]

By Taleen Babayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — In the shadows of where the Twin Towers once stood as symbols of American pride and under the reflective gaze of the Statue of Liberty that represents equal opportunity for all[...]

NEW YORK — The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative announced this week that Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power is the newest member of the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity Selection Committee. As a part[...]

PARIS — The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative has announced that Bernard Kouchner, the co-founder of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), is joining the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity Selection Committee. The[...]