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Liam Cunningham Wins Inaugural Human Rights Award

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Game of Thrones actor Liam Cunningham who played the character of Davos Seaworth in the show has won the inaugural Human Rights Award. It was an important win for the actor and something which he is going to cherish for a long time. Read on.

As per Nova, Cunningham was recently bestowed upon by the award by Syrian refugee Husam Alhraki for his campaigning work on the rights of migrants and refugees. On receiving the award Cunningham felt honored and asked Europe to do more for the refugees. He said:

โ€œItโ€™s an honor for me to receive this award from the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, who have been working to make Ireland a freer and better country for almost half a century.
And it comes at a really important moment when Europe is literally allowing refugees to die on our borders. We need to stand up against this, to assert that Europe and Ireland we want to live in are places that offer refuge to people who need our help.โ€

In another interview recently, he was particularly vocal against the governments for not doing enough for this crisis. He said:

โ€œItโ€™s an ugly, filthy look on our government not to take care of business โ€ฆ weโ€™re not doing as much as we should be doing and as much as we said we would. Itโ€™s terrible.โ€

Cunningham has emerged as a champion of human rights in Ireland and it is so good to see an actor stand up for a real cause.

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