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Thomas Dehler Medal

Award Details

Focus theme
Democracy, Freedom of Expression, Civil and Political Rights, Censorship, Leadership

Geographical focus
International

Public nominations
No

Prize Money (EUR)
0.00

Upcoming ceremony
04/05/2019

Country
Germany

Year Founded
1985

Year Discontinued

Award Frequency
Annual

Deadline
08/20/2019

Email
Sebastian.Zajonz@freiheit.org

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About Thomas Dehler Medal

As a lawyer, Thomas Dehler defended in court Jewish citizens during the Nazi regime and later became the first Minister of Justice of the Federal Republic of Germany. Dehler also served as the Chair of the Free Democratic Party. In the light of his legacy, every year this medal is given by the FDP to an individual who has achieved outstanding success in furthering the rule of law and contributing to the protection of the right to freedom of speech.


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