This Prize, A Sign of Trouble

Unlike the Nobel Prize and other prestigious awards doled out by world bodies, winning the John Humphrey Freedom Award for human rights is always an indication that something's wrong in the country from which the winner comes.

Brian Adeba
Published: Wednesday, 12/17/2008 12:00 am EST

Unlike the Nobel Prize and other prestigious awards doled out by world bodies, winning the John Humphrey Freedom Award for human rights is always an indication that something's wrong in the country from which the winner comes.

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