Indian novelist and human rights activist, Arundhati Roy, holds her Sydney Peace Prize.
Indian novelist and human rights activist, Arundhati Roy, holds her Sydney Peace Prize after a presentation at Sydney University November 4, 2004. The controversial Indian author, who won the 1997 Booker Prize for her novel The God of Small Things, was awarded the accolade for her work in social campaigns and her advocacy of non-violence. Whilst in Australia, she has accused the country of genocide and has donated her $A50,000 (US$38,000) prize to Aboriginal political activists. REUTERS/David Gray DG