2017 Hrant Dink Award Goes to Eren Keskin from Turkey and Ai Weiwei from China

The Hrant Dink awards ceremony has taken place on Dink’s birthday, September 15, in Istanbul. Turkish lawyer and human rights activist Eren Keskin and famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei have been awarded this year.

The award is presented annually to people who work for a world free of discrimination, racism and violence, take personal risks for their ideals, use the language of peace, and by doing so, inspire and encourage others. With this award, the foundation aims to remind all those who struggle for these ideals that their voices are heard, their works are visible, and that they are not alone, and also to encourage everyone to fight for their ideals, The Armenian Mirror-Spactator mentions.

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