Awards

2018

June 5, Moscow, at the Embassy of the Republic of Poland
Arseny Roginsky (1946–2017)
Posthumous Commander's Cross with Star of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland
Outstanding merit and unwavering stance on disseminating the truth about Poland's recent history
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May 12, Moscow
Oyub Titiyev (in absentia)
Head, Memorial HRC Grozny office
Award of the Moscow Helsinki Group in the field of protection of human rights
Courage in defending human rights
Yury Dmitriyev
Head, Karelia Memorial
Award of the Moscow Helsinki Group in the field of protection of human rights
Historic contribution to human right defence and human rights movement
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2017

November 7–9, Washington
International Memorial
The Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom
The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation
A life-long commitment to freedom and democracy and opposition to communism and all forms of tyranny
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August 28
Irina Shcherbakova
Head, education programmes for young people, International Memorial
Goethe Medal / Goethe Institute
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July 12, Moscow
Dmitry Borko
Journalist, website editor, Memorial HRC
Redkollegiya / Sreda Foundation
Reporting on Boris Nemtsov murder trial for grani.ru
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2016

September 22
Svetlana Gannushkina
Head, Migration and Law programme, Memorial HRC; Chairwoman, Civic Assistance Committee
The Right Livelihood Award / The Right Livelihood Award Foundation
Decades-long commitment promoting human rights and justice for refugees, forced migrants, and different ethnic groups
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July 27, Moscow
International Memorial
Wilberforce Medal / Wilberforce Lecture Trust
Human rights advocacy in the Russian Federation, perpetuating memory of the victims of persecution by the state
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2015

Memorial HRC
Dr Jean Mayer Global Citizenship Award / Institute for Global Leadership at Tufts University
Courageous and non-politicised human rights monitoring; campaigning against all discrimination; defending rights and liberties of Russian nationals
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2014

Svetlana Gannushkina
Head, Migration and Law programme, Memorial HRC; Chairwoman, Civic Assistance Committee
Schwarzkopf Europe Award / Schwarzkopf Stiftung – Junges Europa
Bringing Europe closer to its citizens
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December 10
Svetlana Gannushkina
Head, Migration and Law programme, Memorial HRC; Chairwoman, Civic Assistance Committee
Moscow Helsinki Group award
For historic contribution to human rights defence and human rights movement
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December 10, Nazran, Ingushetia
Tamirlan Akiyev
Head, Nazran office, Memorial HRC
Svetlana Gannushkina
Head, Migration and Law programme, Memorial HRC; Chairwoman, Civic Assistance Committee
«For human rights defence in the Republic of Ingushetia» medal/ Ingushetia ombudsman
For valuable contribution to human rights defence
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2013

December 10, Moscow
Andrei Blinushov
Chairman, Ryazan Memorial; editor-in-chief, Human Rights in Russia (hro.org)
Moscow Helsinki Group Award
Successful development and management of human rights organisations
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December 7, Rome
Francesca Gori
Translator, Memorial Italia head
Russia – Italy: Across Centuries award / the Russian Embassy in Rome
Translating The Diary of a Gulag Prison Guard by Ivan Chistyakov into Italian (published as Diario di un guardiano del Gulag)
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November 14, Brussels
International Memorial
Pax Christi International Peace award
Outstanding work in keeping alive the memory of the victims of political repression in Russia’s recent history, deep commitment to human rights in the country
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November 7, Moscow
Irina Shcherbakova
Head, education programmes for young people, International Memorial
Hâtez-vous de faire le bien / Russian ombudsman prize
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November 7, Stockholm
Svetlana Gannushkina
Head, Migration and Law programme, Memorial HRC; Chairwoman, Civic Assistance Committee
Stieg Larsson prize
Persistent and courageous work defending human rights in Russia
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2012

December 19, Warsaw
International Memorial
Pro Dignitate Humana
Sacrifice and uncompromising actions in defence of people who are persecuted and repressed. It also honours the unwavering attitude of searching for historical truth, protecting individual rights and respecting human dignity.
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December 10, Moscow
Oleg Orlov
Hot Spots programme head (Memorial HRC), former Memorial HRC chairman
Moscow Helsinki Group Award
Historic contribution to defence of human rights; defence of human rights movement
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December 7, Moscow
Vasily Khanevich
Tomsk Memorial co-chairman, NKVD Investigative Prison museum director
Hâtez-vous de faire le bien / Russian ombudsman prize
Restoring the historic truth about the Soviet past; perpetuating repression victims' memory
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November 12, Gutenberg, Sweden
Sapiyat Magomedova
Lawyer, Dagestan, working for Memorial HRC
Per Anger Award / Swedish government
Outstanding contribution to the fight for human rights and democracy
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September 12, Stambul, Turkey
International Memorial
International Hrant Dink Prize
Working for a world free of discrimination,‭ ‬racism,‭ ‬and violence,‭ ‬and take personal risks for their ideals
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May 31, Warsaw
Memorial
Kustosz Pamięci Narodowej (Custodian of National Memory) Prize / Institute of National Remembrance (Poland)
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May 6, Oslo
Memorial; Svetlana Gannushkina
Head, Migration and Law programme, Memorial HRC; Chairwoman, Civic Assistance Committee
Sjur Lindebrækkes pris for demokrati og menneskerettigheter (Sjur Lindebrækkes Award for Democracy and Human Rights)
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March 27, London
The Research and Information Centre Memorial (St. Petersburg)
Freedom of Expression award / Index on Censorship
Continued dedication to guaranteeing freedom of information; a fierce commitment to protecting human rights
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