THE FOUNDATION OF ANNA DAHLBÄCK’S MEMORIAL FUND
The Foundation of Anna Dahlbäck’s Memorial Fund was founded 2016 by Kerstin and Lars Dahlbäck to commemorate and continue the non-profit work within human rights that Anna Dahlbäck, lawyer and active in Amnesty International Sweden as well as Amnesty International, was dedicated to until her premature demise 2015.
The Foundation of Anna Dahlbäck’s Memorial Fund has the honour of awarding the grant of SEK 50,000 for year 2019 to the lawyer and human rights defender Ms Gaby Lasky.
The motivation is:
The Israeli lawyer Gaby Lasky has for years fought for the basic values of democracy. Her ambition is to strengthen human rights and the rule of law in the conflict between Israel and Palestines. In her profession she takes on controversial cases, defends both Palestinian and Israeli clients and litigates with great juridical skill. Her efforts to back up Israel´s movement to bring a more peaceful society into being have caused her harassments and threats.
In accordance with the regulations of Anna Dahlbäck’s Memorial Fund Gaby Lasky has shown strong engagement and courage to stand up for equality and justice.
The Anna Dahlbäck’s Memorial Fund grant will be awarded on Friday September 6th 2019 in Stockholm.