Day: October 31, 2020

Midnight Oil win Sydney Peace Foundation’s gold medal for human rights

Australian band Midnight Oil will be awarded the gold medal for human rights by the Sydney Peace Foundation for its “commitment to the pursuit of human rights over an extended period … with a powerful, far-reaching impact”.



a man standing on a stage: Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images


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The gold medal for human rights is being awarded this year in lieu of the foundation’s usual Sydney Peace prize, which involves a public call for nominations, deliberations by

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