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Chair of the jury for the Martin Ennals Human Rights Award Hans Thoolen, left, hands an award to finalist Mona Seif during the Oct. 8, 2013 ceremony in Geneva.

About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools.


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