Every year, the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award celebrates individuals and groups who speak out for justice.
The recipients are people who have used their talents to inspire others to fight for human rights. The award also aims to create debate, encourage public action and raise awareness of diverse human rights issues.
In 2017, the prestigious award will be shared between celebrated global music artist and activist Alicia Keys and the inspirational movement of Indigenous rights activists campaigning for change in Canada.
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The Award event is produced by Art for Amnesty, Amnesty International’s artist engagement programme, which brings together international artists of all disciplines in a collaborative effort to defend and celebrate human rights for all.
The 2017 Ambassador of Conscience Recipients