The prize to the Austrian
Kuratorium for Refugee Aid was a first
sign of awareness of the growing human rights
problems of migrants in Austria and Europe.
Among those afflicted by civil war in Central
America, awards went to the Guatemalan
Human Rights Commission and the
Committee of Mothers and Kindred of Political
„Disappeared“ and Murdered
in El Salvador.
An award to the Jewish-Arab
House in Beth Berl again honoured the Israeli
Trade Union Federation Histadrut, which aimed
to further understanding between the Jewish
majority and the Arab minority in Israel.