Sapiyat Magomedova. Photo by Raisa Medzhidova.

04 March 2014, 03:45

Sapiyat Magomedova, lawyer from Dagestan, awarded Homo Homini Award

On March 3, in Prague, Sapiyat Magomedova, a lawyer from Dagestan, received the Prize Homo Homini (Man to Man) for 2013, awarded by the Czech human rights organization "People in Need" for special achievements in human rights activities.

"The Award is granted for exceptional bravery for the protection of victims of human rights violations," says the press release of the "People in Need".

The Award was granted during a special ceremony dedicated to the opening of the International Documentary Film Festival on Human Rights "Jeden svět-2014", Sapiyat Magomedova told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent. The Prize was presented to Magomedova by the Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek.

Let us remind you that on April 9, 2013, Sapiyat Magomedova was the winner of the contest "Hero of the Caucasus-2012", conducted by the "Caucasian Knot".

Author: Karina Gadzhieva; Source: CK correspondent

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