2017 LANTOS HUMAN RIGHTS PRIZE RECIPIENT

Father Patrick Desbois

 
 

The ninth annual presentation of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize was awarded on Thursday, October 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. Father Patrick Desbois, President and founder of the international human rights organization Yahad-In Unum, was recognized as the 2017 Lantos Prize recipient for his unparalleled work in uncovering the lost stories of over one million victims of the “Holocaust by Bullets” period of World War II as well as his continuing fight against anti-Semitism and genocide throughout the world.