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Pakistani digital rights activist clinches Dutch Human Rights award

Founder of Pakistan's Digital Rights Foundation Nighat Dad has been awarded the Government of Netherlands' Human Rights Tulip award 2016. Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders will present her with the prize on 10th December, Human Rights Day, in The Hague, said a statement released by the government. "Human rights defenders are modern-day heroes," said the minister. "Despite the many threats she has received, Nighat Dad continues to fight to improve adherence to human rights in Pakistan in a unique and innovative way.…