Slain Pakistani leader and former Premier, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto has been conferred upon United Nations award of Human Rights for her services rendered for the poor human beings and in recognition of her courageous struggle for democracy and fundamental freedoms in Pakistan here on Wednesday. The 2008 Human Rights Prize was conferred on Shaheed Benazir Bhutto, a former Pakistani Prime Minister and leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) .PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari accepted her honorary UN prize, on behalf of her slain mother, awarded posthumously to Shaheed Benazir Bhutto. The slain Pakistani leader, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto, is among seven international personalities who were honoured with a prestigious United Nations prize awarded for outstanding work in human rights this year. The UN Prize in the Field of Human Rights, awarded by the General Assembly every five years, was presented this year at a ceremony in 192-member assembly hall, marking the 60th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Other winners of the prize are: Ms. Louise Arbour, a Canadian who was until recently U.N. High Commissioner for human rights, Ramsey Clark, veteran American human rights defender and rule of law advocate, Dr. Carolyn Gomes, co-founder of Jamaicans for Justice, Dr. Denis Mukwege, a Congolese who has been helping women and girl victims of sexual violence, and Human Rights Watch, an international watchdog. Bhutto and Sr. Dorothy Stang"a Brazilian who defended the human rights of the poor, landless and indigenous populations"were awarded the prize posthumously. The award is given to individuals and organizations in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms. Previous recipients have included Nelson Mandela, Amnesty International, Jimmy Carter, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King as well as Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan, wife of Pakistan's first Pakistani Prime Minister, who was also assassinated in Rawalpindi.