The Edelstam Prize

The Edelstam Prize is a Sweden-based international monetary award, administrated by the Harald Edelstam Foundation. The Edelstam Prize is awarded for outstanding contributions and exceptional courage in standing up for one’s beliefs in the Defence of Human Rights.

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The winner of the Edelstam Prize can be a private person or a person who serves in Government, international or national organisations. The winner shall be an individual who has acted in Ambassador Harald Edelstam’s spirit in a country/countries where Human Rights, according to international law, have been violated.

HERO OF HOTEL RWANDA AND BOARD MEMBER OF THE EDELSTAM FOUNDATION – RUSESABAGINA KIDNAPPED AND DETAINED BY RWANDAN GOVERNMENT

Paul Rusesabagina, Board Member of the Edelstam Foundation, and the humanitarian whose true story was told in the movie Hotel Rwanda has been arrested while traveling. We believe he was kidnapped and taken by extraordinary rendition to Rwanda. He is being held by President Paul Kagame’s government on false charges. Rusesabagina is a regular critic of human rights violations in Rwanda, and the Rwandan government regularly brings false charges against all critics in order to try to silence them. No one from his family has talked to him.

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HARALD EDELSTAM COLLECTION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

Skultuna’s collection THE EDELSTAM  COLLECTION consists of cufflinks and a pin with a black pimpernel, the symbol of the Edelstam Foundation, as the Norweigan resistence movement during  World War II came to call Ambassador Edelstam ”The Black Pimpernel.”

Cufflinks and pins kan be bought with global delivery at www.skultuna.com and in Skultuna Concept Store at Grev Turegatan 18 in Stockholm.