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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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.Read more
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.