Defending democracy requires courage

This year’s Per Anger-prize winner, Sapiyat Magomedov, is a human rights lawyer from Dagestan. In a context where the perpetrators seldom or never are brought to justice, she represents cases where people have been raped, tortured or murdered. In an opinion piece, published in Swedish newspaper SvD, Civil Rights Defenders and the Living History Forum presents Sapiyat Magomedova.

Read the opinion peice (only in Swedish)

Categories: Opinion.
Tags: Human Rights Defenders and Women Human Rights Defenders.
Regions: Sweden and The North Caucasus.