Rights of ethnic minorities

Laureaat Freedom of Worship Award 1990

Laszlo Tokes Laureaat Freedom of Worship Award 1990

A minister of the Reformed Church of Romania in Timisoara, László Tökes he organized protests in defiance of President Ceausescu's systematic repression of the Hungarian minority. Attempts by the secret police to remove him from his office led to a general protest against the draconian regime and its overturn. For his commitment to religious freedom and the rights of ethnic minorities.