Overview: Examples of previous winners

The Human Rights Tulip is awarded to human rights defenders and organisations working on various topics. Candidates can be nominated from anywhere in the world. Besides this, selected Dutch embassies also award Human Rights Tulips to local human rights defenders.

Here you can find an overview of examples of previous Human Rights Tulip winners, either awarded by the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs or by ambassadors.

Victor Obando Valverde – Local Human Rights Tulip Winner 2019

Read more about Victor’s work on equal rights for LGBTI people here.

Nighat Dad – Human Rights Tulip Winner 2016

Read more about Nighat’s work on equal rights for women and girls here.

Maung Saungkha – Local Human Rights Tulip Winner 2018

Read more about Maung’s work on freedom of expression, internet freedom and independent journalism here.

Thet Swe Win – Local Human Rights Tulip Winner 2019

Read more about Thet’s work on freedom of religion and belief here.

Mideast Youth – Human Rights Tulip Winner 2014

Read more about the work of Mideast Youth on supporting human rights defenders here.