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Wpg Free Press: Alumnus wins major award

July 10, 2014 — 

Distinguished Alumni Award winner David Matas is in Rome today where he will receive the Carthage International Award, the Winnipeg Free Press reports.

Matas won the “universal peace and defence of human rights” category, receiving the same honour Kofi Annan, the former secretary-general of the United Nations, received in 2008 when he won this illustrious prize.

 

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