Ellsberg Honored for Right Livelihood Award
By Anadolu News Agency (aa), Stockholm



The winners of this year´s Right Livelihood Awards, also known as the "alternative Nobel Peace Prize" have been announced.

Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers, was announced today as a recipient of this year's Right Livelihood Award.

Other recipients of the award this year are Ruth Manorama of India and the International Poetry Festival of Medellin in Colombia.

The prize committee said this year's awards honored "justice, truth and peace-building."

Ellsberg was given the award "for putting peace and truth first, at considerable personal risk, and dedicating his life to inspiring others to follow his example."










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