Andrzej Lepper

Date: 
Friday, June 1, 2001

Recipient of the 2001 Schweitzer Medal for outstanding contributions to animal welfare.

Andrzej Lepper, President of Samoobrona, the large Polish rural union whose name means "self defense," for his battle against the industrial hog factory system. Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President of Waterkeeper Alliance, presented the Medal.