On Monday evening at the 2012 Liberty Human Rights Awards ceremony, the Open Rights Group won Human Rights Campaigner of the Year Award, jointly awarded to us and 38 Degrees.
The Award was given for our work campaigning against the Snooper's Charter: that's your work, emailing and visiting MPs, submitting evidence to the Joint Committee and now, organising local campaigning across the country.
Liberty also highlighted the range of work we do, on copyright and censorship as well as privacy.
James Cronin, our Chair, adds:
I want, on behalf of the board and all of our supporters, to congratulate and sincerely thank Jim, our staff, our volunteers and the advisory council for all of your tremendous work, which it is truly humbling to have recognized in this way.
At the time of this email the full list of winners are not yet on their website, but you can see from the shortlist what deeply impressive company we were in.
Congratulations and thank you! I am extremely proud.
The Snooper's Charter campaign is gearing up, as the Joint Committee will shortly report. This is a great time to get involved, by coming to our local meetings, or London Conference, and joining the Open Rights Group!