Al-Gaddafi International Prize for Human Rights - Info Website
The Al-Gaddafi International Prize for Human
Rights - was an annual prize founded by leader
Muammar Al Gaddafi in 1988.
Gaddafi made an initial grant of ten million US$ to the Swiss-based foundation North-South which later administered the prize.
sum of the prize money was US$250,000 (in case of several
recipients the prize money was shared).
The prize attracted controversy over some of its selections (such as Roger Garaudy).
The prize was discontinued in 2011, after Gaddafi's official murder October 20 - 2011
Muammar al Gaddafi and the Green Book
List of recipients of the Al-Gaddafi International Prize for Human Rights:
1989 Nelson Mandela
1990 "The children of Palestine"
1991 The indigenous peoples of the Americas
1992 The African Centre for Combating AIDS
1993 "The children of Bosnia and Herzegovina"
1994 The Union of Human Rights Societies and Peoples in Africa
1995 Ahmed Ben Bella, Francisco da Costa Gomes
1996 Louis Farrakhan
1997 Gracelyn Smallwood, Melchior Ndadaye, Melba Hernandez, Manal Younes Abdul-Razzak, Doreen McNally
1998 Fidel Castro
1999 "The children of Iraq"
2000 Souha Bechara, Joseph Ki-Zerbo, Evo Morales, the Movement of September, the Third World Center
2002 Mamado Diaye, Roger Garaudy, Ibrahim Alkonie, Jean Ziegler (who turned the award down), Nadeem Albetar, Ali M. Almosrati, Khaifa M. Attelisie, Mohamed A. Alsherif, Ali Fahmi Khshiem, Rajab Muftah Abodabos, Mohamed Moftah Elfitori, Ali Sodgy Abdulgader, Ahmed Ibrahim Elfagieh
2003 Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria
2004 Hugo Chávez (Venezuela)
2005 Mahathir bin Mohamad
2006 Evo Morales
2007 Libraries of Timbuktu
2008 Dom Mintoff
2009 Daniel Ortega (Nicaragua)
2010 Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (Turkish PM)
Muammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Gaddafi (Arabic: معمر محمد أبو منيار القذافي) (June 1942 – 20 October 2011 - according to Western media and their pupped government...), commonly known as Muammar Gaddafi /ˈmoʊ.əmɑr ɡəˈdɑːfi/ (Arabic: مُعَمَّر القَذَّافِي Muʿammar al-Qaḏḏāfī