Vox Libera Award

  • Alan Borovoy, Canada

    Alan Borovoy has been General Counsel of the Canadian Civil Liberties Association since May 1968. In this position he has striven to protect rights, including freedom of expression and freedom of association. Alan Borovoy has been a clear and compelling voice for these bedrock rights, which form the basis of civil society and democracy.

  • Marlys Edwardh

    The Vox Libera Award is a new annual award granted to a Canadian who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the principles of free expression and who has had made an important and sustained contribution - at home or abroad - to those same principles.

    Marlys Edwardh, a prominent criminal law lawyer and civil rights activist, was chosen to be the first recipient of this new award.

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