Nuremberg – City of Peace and Human Rights
Welcome at the Human Rights Office
On the background of its history during the National Socialist reign of terror, the City of Nuremberg feels particularly committed to human rights. It therefore adopted the motto of "Nuremberg – City of Peace and Human Rights" and established a municipal Human Rights Office. The office's tasks include planning, organising and co-ordinating human rights activities within the city, in co-operation with numerous partners.
Human Rights Award Winner 2019
Rodrigo Mundaca from Chile will be honoured with the 2019 Nuremberg International Human Rights Award. Rodrigo Mundaca and his colleagues from the organisation MODATIMA fights for the fundamental right to water.
Abdolfattah Soltani has been released from jail
On November 21, 2018 prizewinner Abdolfattah Soltani has been released from prison surprisingly. Despite of worldwide protests he was detained in Evin Prison in Tehran for more than seven years.