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Two young Yazidi women have picked up this year’s Sakharov Prize.
ISIL survivors and activists Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar have received the 2016 Sakharov Prize in a ceremony in the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
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MEPs have decided that two Yazidi women are the winners of the EU’s annual human rights prize.
The finalists have been chosen for the prestigious 2016 Sakharov Prize, awarded by the European Parliament.
MEPs have approved their final shortlist for the EU’s human rights award, the Sakharov Prize.
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Jailed Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi has been officially awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Collecting the European Parliament
Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi is being officially awarded the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought on Wednesday. But the human rights activist
The Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi has won this year’s Sakharov Prize. Raif Badawi/h3> Fortunately Raif Badawi was not flogged today in #Saudi
Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, who has been sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in jail for insulting Islam and for cyber crime, was awarded the
A new documentary by the winner of an EU rights prize highlights the stories of women who have been raped during the conflict in the Democratic
Republic of the Congo
A hospital that treats victims of rape has accused the Congolese government of hounding it after tax authorities seized its assets. Panzi hospital in
Happening Now. Malaka Yousafzai addresses European Parliament.
A Pakistani teenage activist shot in the head by the Taliban last year for campaigning for better rights for girls, won the European Union’s annual
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In this week’s edition of Europe Weekly, MEPs call for an inquiry into US surveillance programs and they give the green light to a new draft deal on
Cuban dissident Guillermo Fariñas has finally picked up the Sakharov prize that he won in 2010.
Cuban authorities denied the journalist an exit
Cuba’s Ladies in White movement on Tuesday picked up the European Parliament’s Sakarov Prize that they won in 2005.
They had to wait eight years
On behalf of Ms Nasrin Sotoudeh, an Iranian lawyer currently in prison, Nobel peace laureate Shirin Ebadi has accepted this year’s Sakharov Prize for