Magnitsky Awards 2019
Winners and Presenters

Winners

Maria Ressa

JOURNALIST AND CEO OF RAPPLER

Award Winner

Outstanding Investigative Journalist

Lyubov Sobol

INVESTIGATIVE LAWYER

Award Winner

Outstanding Russian Opposition Activist

James Goldston

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE OPEN SOCIETY JUSTICE INITIATIVE

Award Winner

Outstanding Lawyers

Rupert Skilbeck

DIRECTOR OF REDRESS

Award Winner

Outstanding Lawyers

Gulchehra Hoja

UYGHUR JOURNALIST

Award Winner

Outstanding Human Rights Activist

Oleg Sentsov

LIBERATED POLITICAL PRISONER, FILMMAKER, WRITER AND ACTIVIST

Award Winner

Outstanding Human Rights Activist
Unable to pick up award in 2018

Ana Gomes

FORMER MEMBER OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

Award Winner

Outstanding Campaigning Politician

Jamal Khashoggi

JOURNALIST

Award Winner

Courage Under Fire

Presenters

Amal Clooney

BARRISTER

Award Presenter

Outstanding Investigative Journalist

Vladimir Kara-Murza

DEMOCRACY ACTIVIST AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BORIS NEMTSOV FOUNDATION FOR FREEDOM

Award Presenter

Outstanding Russian Opposition Activist

Mark Ellis

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE INTERNATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION

Award Presenter

Outstanding Lawyers

Bill Browder

FOUNDER AND CEO OF HERMITAGE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, HEAD OF THE GLOBAL MAGNITSKY JUSTICE CAMPAIGN AND AUTHOR OF RED NOTICE

Award Presenter

Outstanding Human Rights Activist

Meghan McCain

CO-HOST OF ABC’S THE VIEW

Award Presenter

Outstanding Human Rights Activist

Kyle Parker

CHIEF OF STAFF, US HELSINKI COMMISSION

Award Presenter

Outstanding Campaigning Politician

Agnès Callamard

HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT AND SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR AT THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

Award Presenter

Courage Under Fire