Julian Assange and Wikileaks’awards



2009 Amnesty International UK Media Award (New Media) (UK)

2009  Sam Adams Award (USA) “given annually by the Sam Adams Associates for Integrity in Intelligence, a group of retired CIA officers, to an intelligence professional* who has taken a stand for integrity and ethics.” (*Wikileaks is an  “Intelligence Agency for the People”)
2010 Readers’ Choice in TIME magazine’s Person of the Year poll (official “runner-up” for Person of the Year despite being most overwhelmingly popular choice)

2010 Man of the Year, Le Monde (France)

2011 The Sydney Peace Foundation Gold Medal (Australia) for his “exceptional courage and initiative in pursuit of human rights”, awarded in May 2011). Video of the ceremony here

2011  Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism (UK)

2011 Voltaire Award of the Victorian Council for Civil Liberties (Australia)



2010 Human Rights Film Festival of Barcelona Award for International Journalism and Human Rights (Spain)

2004, 2007, & 2010 Icelandic Journalist of the Year (Iceland)


2008 The Economist: New Media Award (USA)

2011 Voltaire Award of the Victorian Council For Civil Liberties (Melbourne, Australia)

2011 Blanquerna Award for Best Communicator (Barcelona, Spain)

2011 International Piero Passetti Journalism Prize of the National Union of Italian Journalists (Viareggio, Italy)

2011 José Couso Press Freedom Award of Colexio Profesional de Xornalistas de Galicia (CPXG) & Club de Prensa de Ferrol, in collaboration with Novacaixagalicia(Ferrol, Spain)

Awards given to WikiLeaks’ Unidentified Sources:

2011 Federation of German Scientists (VDW) and German Section of the Bar Association IALANA (“Lawyers against Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons”) Whistleblower Award (via WikiLeaks, for “Collateral Murder” exposition of USA war crimes in Iraq) Link (Germany)

By NOH8ER’s Blog : http://noh8er.tumblr.com/Awards

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