Disability Rights International wins prestigious award

Eric Rosenthal receives 2013 Charles Bronfman Prize

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Eric Rosenthal receives 2013 Charles Bronfman Prize

Eric Rosenthal, founder and director of Disability Rights International, has been awarded the 2013 Charles Bronfman Prize for his global leadership in the field of human rights, advocating for those most vulnerable to abuse. For the past 20 years, Rosenthal, 49, has traveled around the world, documenting abuses against children and adults with disabilities in two dozen countries in North and South America (including the United States), Eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

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Publication source: 
Gulbenkian
Publication date: 
6 June 2013