INDIA: M.A. Thomas National Human Rights Award – 2018

A Press Release from Vigil India Movement forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)

July 06, 2018

Dear Friends,

Vigil India Movement a national level Human Rights Organisation, Bangalore invites Nominations to the M.A. Thomas National Human Rights Award 2018. 

The Award honours individuals/organizations in India who have made significant contributions for the protection and promotion of human rights in India in the preceding years and continues to be working on issues directly relating to human rights. The Award instituted by the Vigil India Movement in 1993, in memory of its Founder President Rev. Dr. M.A. Thomas, carries a cash prize of Rupees One lakh and a citation.

Nominations are to be submitted on the prescribed form.

Kindly find herewith attached nomination form and MAT award brochure or you can also download the same from our website 

The nomination form must be sent in a sealed envelope inscribed with the words Nomination for M.A. Thomas National Human Rights Award 2018. to Vigil India Movement, 61, Charles Campbell Road, Cox Town, Bangalore- 560 005, so as to reach us on or before July 29, 2018.

For further details contact or visit

With kind regards

Yours sincerely

John VM Juliana

Document Type : Forwarded Press Release
Document ID : AHRC-FPR-006-2018
Countries : India,
Issues : Democracy, Enforced disappearances and abductions, Environmental protection, Human rights defenders,