The 2011 International Medical Peace Award was given to Prof Dr Sebnem Korur Financi, President of the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey, for her courageous opposition to torture and human rights abuses. It was presented at the conference ‘Medicine and Conscience’ and jointly awarded by International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War and the International Medical Peace Work Network of which Medact is a member. The prize was presented by Medact’s director Marion Birch.

Read more about the award and Dr Korur Financi here.