250 delegates from around the world joined local dignitaries,
including the Mayor of East Grinstead, to celebrate the Citizens
Commission on Human Rights' 34th Anniversary and Human Rights
Awards Banquet held in the Great Hall at Saint Hill Castle recently.
One of this year's award recipients was Mr. Phillip Day, a health researcher,
journalist and author who has worked tirelessly through his Campaign for
Truth in Medicine to bring to light health care abuses throughout the world.
CCHR also acknowledged former police officer, Mr. Peter Bennett, who assists
children by providing non-psychiatric testing to isolate underlying problems
that might otherwise be treated with psychiatric drugs.
Fran Andrews, Executive Director of CCHR International, presented the international
report that highlighted the efforts to bring out legislative reform regarding
the labeling and drugging of children in schools. Lady McNair, Executive
Director of CCHR United Kingdom, presented the UK report on what needs
to be done to stop the spiraling epidemic of school children now being
diagnosed with learning disorders in this country.
Entertainment for the evening was provided by the Royal Tunbridge
Wells Orpheus Male Voice Choir, followed by Jo Wilkins, Jackie Rawe and