The Charles Bronfman Prize Names Jared Genser and Sasha Chanoff as 2010 Recipients
Genser is recognized for international defense of prisoners of conscience and Chanoff is recognized for rescuing and resettling at-risk African refugees
NEW YORK,  June 7, 2010 -
In an unprecedented decision, The Charles Bronfman Prize today announced that two prizes will be given this year, each accompanied by a $100,000 award. Both recipients are being recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in the field of Human Rights: Jared Genser, Founder of Freedom Now, for his tireless defense of prisoners of conscience worldwide; and Sasha Chanoff, Founder of Mapendo International for his extraordinary efforts rescuing and resettling at-risk and forgotten African refugees.
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