Bruno Kreisky Foundation

for Human Rights

2005 | 12. Award Ceremony

April 4th 2005
Ceremonial Hall of the Austrian National Library, Vienna
Andrei Sannikov addressing the audience in the ceremonial hall of the National Library.

The 12th award ceremony again took place in the State Hall of the National Library in Vienna on April 4th 2005. A joint prize went to the two Viennese lawyers, Nadja Lorenz and Georg Bürstmayr, for their work for asylum seekers and migrants. Andrei Sannikov of Belarus, an opposition politician and civil rights advocate was honoured with the Prize. The President of the Austrian Association of Judges, Barbara Helige, gave the laudatory speech.

Andrei Sannikov, Nadja Lorenz
Nadja Lorenz and Georg Bürstmayr accepting their awards.
Prize Winners and guests of honour at the 12th award ceremony with laudatory speaker Barbara Helige, left.
Alfred Ströer, Margit Niederhuber, Oliver Rathkolb.
The audience in the State Hall.