Dresden (dpa/sn) - The Promotional Prize for Democracy in Saxony is entering a new round of tenders. Clubs, schools, initiatives, companies and municipalities from the state can now apply for this. The Ministry of Justice announced on Monday in Dresden that recognition was given for outstanding commitment to human rights, the protection of minorities, democracy in the region and efforts to combat racism, anti-Semitism and right-wing extremism. The application period ends on July 17. A jury then decides on the winners. The main prize is endowed with 5000 euros. In addition, a prize for the didactics of political education was again advertised.