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Korean Citizens: Winner of FES Human Rights Award

Korean Citizens: Winner of FES Human Rights Award

촛불시민, 2017 에버트 인권상 수상

Is it possible for a prize to be awarded to 17 mil. citizens at the same time?

Is it possible for a prize to be awarded to 17 mil. citizens at the same time?

한 나라의 국민, 1700만 명이 동시에 상을 받는 다는 게 가능한 일일까?

이같은 물음은 지난 12월 5일, 독일에서 열린 ‘2017 에버트 인권상’ 시상식에서 실현됐다.

이같은 물음은 지난 12월 5일, 독일에서 열린 ‘2017 에버트 인권상’ 시상식에서 실현됐다.

The answer is yes, and it happened during an award ceremony in Berlin, Germany on Dec. 5.

The German political foundation Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) presented its annual Human Rights Award to the 17 million Koreans who participated in last year's candlelight vigils.

The German political foundation Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) presented its annual Human Rights Award to the 17 million Koreans who participated in last year's candlelight vigils.

한국의 1700만 촛불 시민이 올해의 에버트 인권상 수상자로 선정 된 것!

FES Human Rights Award <br>
The award is presented to an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to the advancement of human rights.

FES Human Rights Award
The award is presented to an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to the advancement of human rights.

에버트 인권상
세계적인 비영리 공익단체인 독일 에버트 재단이 매년 인권증진에 공헌한 개인이나 단체에게 수여하는 상.

This marks the first time in the award's 24-year history that it is awarded to the people of a country.

This marks the first time in the award's 24-year history that it is awarded to the people of a country.

한 나라의 국민이 수상자로 선정된 것은 지난 1994년 인권상 제정 이후 처음 있는 일!

The foundation said it recognized the Korean people for their "exercise of the right of peaceful assembly," which is an essential component of democracy.

The foundation said it recognized the Korean people for their "exercise of the right of peaceful assembly," which is an essential component of democracy.

“민주주의적 참여에 대한 새로운 기준을 전 세계에 각인시켰다"는 것이 에버트 재단이 밝힌 선정 이유...

In October 2016, Koreans started holding peaceful demonstrations in protest of the massive corruption scandal involving former president Park Geun-hye.

In October 2016, Koreans started holding peaceful demonstrations in protest of the massive corruption scandal involving former president Park Geun-hye.

국정농단 사태로 지난해 10월부터 시작된 촛불집회!

An estimated 17 mil. people participated in candlelight protests on 23 occasions until April this year.

An estimated 17 mil. people participated in candlelight protests on 23 occasions until April this year.

올해 4월 29일까지 총 23차례 동안 광장에 나와 촛불을 든 사람은 모두 1700만 명!

The months-long rallies made global headlines, as they remained peaceful and civil.

The months-long rallies made global headlines, as they remained peaceful and civil.

촛불집회는 평화적 시위와 성숙한 시민의식으로 세계 언론의 찬사를 받았고,

They eventually led to the impeachment of former President Park and the peaceful transition of power.

They eventually led to the impeachment of former President Park and the peaceful transition of power.

부패정권을 몰아내고 평화적 정권 교체를 이끌어 내는 결정적인 역할을 했다.

The 17 million citizens helped redefine democracy in Korea.

The 17 million citizens helped redefine democracy in Korea.

촛불 시민 1700만 명이 있었기에 한국 민주주의가 새 장을 열수 있었던 것.

The Human Rights Award belongs to all Korean citizens for their commitment to peace and democracy.

The Human Rights Award belongs to all Korean citizens for their commitment to peace and democracy.

시민 한 명 한 명이 세계적 인권상의 주인공이 된 한국!

The recognition by the FES is shedding renewed light on Korea's mature democracy and civic awareness.

The recognition by the FES is shedding renewed light on Korea's mature democracy and civic awareness.

이번 수상을 계기로, 한국 민주주의와 시민의식을 전 세계가 다시 한 번 주목하고 있다.

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Korean Citizens: Winner of FES Human Rights Award
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Is it possible for a prize to be awarded to 17 mil. citizens at the same time?
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이같은 물음은 지난 12월 5일, 독일에서 열린 ‘2017 에버트 인권상’ 시상식에서 실현됐다.
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The German political foundation Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) presented its annual Human Rights Award to the 17 million Koreans who participated in last year's candlelight vigils.
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FES Human Rights Award <br>
The award is presented to an individual or organization that has made a significant contribution to the advancement of human rights.
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This marks the first time in the award's 24-year history that it is awarded to the people of a country.
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The foundation said it recognized the Korean people for their "exercise of the right of peaceful assembly," which is an essential component of democracy.
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In October 2016, Koreans started holding peaceful demonstrations in protest of the massive corruption scandal involving former president Park Geun-hye.
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An estimated 17 mil. people participated in candlelight protests on 23 occasions until April this year.
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The months-long rallies made global headlines, as they remained peaceful and civil.
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They eventually led to the impeachment of former President Park and the peaceful transition of power.
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The 17 million citizens helped redefine democracy in Korea.
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The Human Rights Award belongs to all Korean citizens for their commitment to peace and democracy.
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The recognition by the FES is shedding renewed light on Korea's mature democracy and civic awareness.
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