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The American Physical Society is committed to the human rights of scientists.
APS monitors and advocates for the rights of scientists in the United States and around the globe through the Committee on International Freedom of Scientists (CIFS).
This prize is awarded every two years to recognize outstanding leadership and/or achievements of scientists in upholding human rights.
Andrei Sakharov Prize
APS acknowledges the rights of scientists through official statements.
The following links to various human rights related resources are provided by CIFS.
Physics & Human Rights
Fundamental Human Rights & Freedoms
Learn about the principal guaranteed rights and freedoms. This resource was prepared by CIFS member The Hon. Robert French AC.
Science & Human Rights
Human Rights Organizations
Academic Freedom in the United States
Science & Responsibility