Sydney: Peace Prize awarded
Arundhati Roy collects Sydney Peace Prize04 Nov 2004 03:45 GMT
Arundhati Roy, was awarded the Sydney Peace Prize on 3rd November at a function in Sydney where she delivered an address, Peace & the new Corporate Liberation Theology' (or read the corporate media sanitised version).
The Sydney Peace Prize citation reads : "In recognition of her courage in campaigning for human rights and for advocacy of non-violence as in her demands for justice for the poor, for the victims of communal violence (in India), for the millions displaced by the Narmada dam projects and for her opposition to nuclear weapons."
Arundhati Roy has proposed donating the $50,000 prize to Australian aboriginal activists campaigning for Land Rights and social justice in Australia.
Some recent internet writings of Arundhati Roy: