Cipriana Jurado Herrera awarded 2011 Cultural Freedom Award

photo of cipriana jurado herreraCipriana Jurado Herrera is co-founder of Defensora de Derechos Humanos, a human rights organization based in Juarez, which focuses on upholding the labor rights of maquiladora (factory) workers, speaking out on behalf of the victims of state repression, and bringing attention to the cases of individuals who have gone missing and who have been forcibly disappeared.

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