Human Rights Award Nominations

The nominations for the 2012 Human Rights Awards have been announced. The awards are presented annually by the Human Rights Commission in recognition of the contribution to Australian society by community members committed to issues of human rights, social justice and equality. The Co-op is proud to again support the Literature Award.

The four titles nominated for the 2012 Human Rights Literature Award are:

Don't Go Back to Where You Came From
Am I Black Enough For You? The Boy Who Wouldn’t Die Don’t Go back to Where You Came From The People Smuggler
Anita Heiss David Nyuol Vincent
with Carol Nader
Tim Soutphommasane Robin de Crespigny

The winners of the 2012 Awards will be announced on 10 December, international Human Rights Day. For the nominations for all the categories head to the Human Rights Award website.

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