"Was this data used to help elect Donald Trump?"
""We have left behind the most important stage of Operation Olive Branch""
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
President of Turkey
""Beppu has the highest number and the richest variety of hot springs. There's no other place like it. That's the reason Beppu is considered world's number one.""
Keiichirou Kawaguchi, Onsen expert
"Nobody would argue against preventing deaths. But subjecting people to unbearable conditions in camps on the Greek islands and threatening them with being sent back is not the answer to this."
Migration Researcher, Amnesty International
""Over 90 per cent of our population has been wiped out and more than 43,000 people have been killed in just a two or three-month operation,""
Rohingya refugee in Australia
""There's a lot of preparations that go into these kinds of meetings so we'll have to consult our American partners and to make sure that if it takes place it's a meaningful meeting with good outcome.""
South Korean Foreign Minister
""This is a major breach that must be investigated. It’s clear these platforms can’t police themselves. I've called for more transparency & accountability for online political ads.""
US Democratic Senator
"“Every tank driver who advances one meter forward has changed the political map of the world,”"
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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
The protesters behind an uprising that shook Europe over the past year.
The activists from Ukraine’s Euromaidan movement have been nominated for a
Pakistani campaigner for girls’ education Malala Yousafzai has received the 2013 Sakharov Prize at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
Sixteen-year-old Pakistani campaigner Malala Yousafzai has received the EU’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
Campaigning for girls’
Happening Now. Malaka Yousafzai addresses European Parliament.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi attended the European Parliament for the Sakharov Prize ceremony where she as welcomed by European
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is urging Europe to help the Myanmar achieve full democracy.
Under house arrest when the Sakharov Prize