Global Exchange is pleased to announce the winner of our 2012 Human Rights Awards People's Choice Contest, Bradley Manning, as chosen by THE PEOPLE, supporters of Global Exchange and human rights around the world. Nearly three thousand contest participants cast their vote for Bradley Manning over the past weeks!
PFC Bradley Manning, accused of leaking classified documents to whistleblower site Wikileaks, faces the prospect of life imprisonment for his courageous decision to expose the true cost of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Bradley Manning (award to be accepted by a representative) joins Story of Stuff creator Annie Leonard as esteemed honorees at the 2012 Human Rights Awards.
Join us Thursday, May 10 from 6:00PM to 8:30PM
at the historic Green Room at the San Francisco War Memorial
for a night of inspiration, celebration, and fun.
Tickets On Sale NOW!
Help us honor the amazing work of our honorees, and enjoy passed appetizers, drinks, and the chance to mingle with Global Exchange founders and staff.
Get your tickets before April 10 and take advantage of the early bird price of $75. Get your tickets online today or call 415.575.5537. You can also learn more about the event at www.humanrightsaward.org.
We hope to see you there,
P.S. Mark your calendar for our Online Auction opening April 9.
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