SAVE THE DATE: 45th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

SAVE THE DATE: 45th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

 from 11:00 pm to 12:00 am
Virtual Event

The annual commemoration of the assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronnie Karpen Moffitt will take place on Sunday, September 19 at 10:00 AM ET in person in a ceremony featuring this year’s awardees at Sheridan Circle in D.C. The Letelier-Moffitt Awards will be held virtually on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET.

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The Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition International (TASSC) was founded by Sister Dianna Ortiz, who died on February 19th. She was a survivor of torture in Guatemala. She spent nearly three decades advocating against torture and in doing so helped to create the unique survivor-centered model of healing that TASSC represents.

Since 1978, the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH) has served as the representative organization for and a leading voice in Honduras for the self-determination and dignity of the Garífuna people in Honduras, a matrilineal people who are both Indigenous and Afro-descendent, whose ancestral territory in Honduras is principally along the northern coast and under constant threat from African palm plantations, Canadian and U.S. tourist operations, mining, energy projects, and drug trafficking.

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