Canadian Bollywood Filmmaker Roger Nair recieves Queen's Medal for Human Rights work.

TORONTO, May 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Roger Nair, a Canadian Filmmaker, (Bollywood as well as Hollywood) was awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work on Human Rights and attended the Military Muster with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Charles and Camilla along with the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Loretta Harper at Fort York in Toronto. Roger Nair is currently serving as the chairman of SAHRA and has been a strong advocate of Human Rights throughout the world. Roger also serves on the executive of Film Board of Toronto.

Canada's Minister of State (Democratic Reform), The Honourable Tim Uppal, who has supported SAHRA on raising awareness on Human Rights issues like Jiziya (a per capita tax levied on a section of an Islamic state's non-Muslim citizens) and Blasphemy law in Pakistan, while commending Mr. Nair's service to the community and country, said, "Honourees, like Roger, help make Canada the great nation it is today."

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SOURCE South Asians for Human Rights Association (SAHRA)

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