Mainstream media has been virtually silent about the Allard Prize for International Integrity, an annual human rights award with a $100,000 cheque attached to it. But why?
We at Rebel News believe that the honourable intentions behind this award, which acknowledges the sacrifices that the brave nominees have made for the betterment of humanity, is exactly the type of good news people should be informed about.
The Allard Prize was founded by a liberty-oriented Canadian philanthropist named Peter A. Allard. It was established in 2012, and is awarded to an individual, group or organization that has “demonstrated exceptional leadership and courage in the protection of human rights, while upholding the Rule of Law, promoting transparency and/or preventing or combating corruption.”
And, in the name of fairness, the prize judges are completely independent!
On October 21, it was announced that the 2020 Allard Prize would be jointly awarded to Daphne Caruana Galizia, a blogger who was murdered while covering corruption in Malta, and Howard Wilkinson, who has been living in hiding after blowing the whistle on ethics issues at Danske Bank.
Today’s report takes a closer look at both of these brave freedom fighters who have paid dearly for their commitment to integrity. I also highlight another finalist, the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala.
Click here to watch why such recognition is absolutely needed.
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