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Yazidi IS survivors win EU's rights prize

MEPs have decided that two Yazidi women are the winners of the EU’s annual human rights prize.

MEPs have decided that two Yazidi women are the winners of the EU’s annual human rights prize.

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MEPs unveil shortlist for EU rights prize

MEPs have approved their final shortlist for the EU’s human rights award, the Sakharov Prize.

MEPs have approved their final shortlist for the EU’s human rights award, the Sakharov Prize.

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Saudi blogger Raif Badawi wins Sakharov Prize

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

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

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Saudi blogger Raif Badawi wins EU's Sakharov rights prize

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

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

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The Man Who Mends Women: Congolese doctor unveils new documentary

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

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

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MEP's unveil right prize nominees

The protesters behind an uprising that shook Europe over the past year. The activists from Ukraine’s Euromaidan movement have been nominated for a

The protesters behind an uprising that shook Europe over the past year. The activists from Ukraine’s Euromaidan movement have been nominated for a

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Malala Yousafzai receives EU Sakharov prize

Pakistani campaigner for girls’ education Malala Yousafzai has received the 2013 Sakharov Prize at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Pakistani campaigner for girls’ education Malala Yousafzai has received the 2013 Sakharov Prize at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

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Malala Yousafzai awarded EU's top human rights prize

Sixteen-year-old Pakistani campaigner Malala Yousafzai has received the EU’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Campaigning for girls’

Sixteen-year-old Pakistani campaigner Malala Yousafzai has received the EU’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Campaigning for girls’

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Sakharov Prize ceremony

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 attended the European Parliament for the Sakharov Prize ceremony where she as welcomed by European

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Education activist Malala wins EU Sakharov rights award

Malala Yousafzai, the teenager from Pakistan who was shot in the head by the Taliban, has won the EU’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of

Malala Yousafzai, the teenager from Pakistan who was shot in the head by the Taliban, has won the EU’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of

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Europe Weekly: MEPs fret over US spying claims

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

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

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Cuban dissident Fariñas finally picks up rights prize from MEPs

Cuban dissident Guillermo Fariñas has finally picked up the Sakharov prize that he won in 2010. Cuban authorities denied the journalist an exit

Cuban dissident Guillermo Fariñas has finally picked up the Sakharov prize that he won in 2010. Cuban authorities denied the journalist an exit

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Cuban hunger striker Farinas finally collects EU human rights prize

Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas has collected the EU’s Sakharov human rights prize – two and a half years after he won it. Raising his fist

Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas has collected the EU’s Sakharov human rights prize – two and a half years after he won it. Raising his fist

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Cuba's Ladies in White finally pick up EU rights prize

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

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

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Detained Iranians receive Sakharov Prize

Iranian dissidents Nasrin Sotoudeh and Filmmaker Jafar Panahi have been presented with the Sakharov Prize in absentia at the European Parliament in

Iranian dissidents Nasrin Sotoudeh and Filmmaker Jafar Panahi have been presented with the Sakharov Prize in absentia at the European Parliament in

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Iranian dissidents unable to collect EU award

Two Iranian dissidents have been awarded the EU’s annual Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought but were unable to come to Strasbourg to collect it in

Two Iranian dissidents have been awarded the EU’s annual Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought but were unable to come to Strasbourg to collect it in

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UN urges Iran to free jailed activists Panahi and Sotoudeh

A group of UN human rights experts have urged Iran to free jailed activists including film-maker Jafar Panahi and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh. Both were

A group of UN human rights experts have urged Iran to free jailed activists including film-maker Jafar Panahi and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh. Both were

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Iranian activists win Sakarov prize

The European Parliament has given its top human rights award, the Sakharov prize for Freedom of thought, to Iranian activists Nasrin Sotoudeh and

The European Parliament has given its top human rights award, the Sakharov prize for Freedom of thought, to Iranian activists Nasrin Sotoudeh and

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Russian band Pussy Riot shortlisted for Sakharov

Russian punk band Pussy Riot are among the three finalists shortlisted for this year’s Sakharov prize for freedom of thought. Three members of the

Russian punk band Pussy Riot are among the three finalists shortlisted for this year’s Sakharov prize for freedom of thought. Three members of the

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Pussy Riot nominated for Sakharov Prize

Jailed Russian punk band Pussy Riot has been nominated for the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov prize. Last month, the three group

Jailed Russian punk band Pussy Riot has been nominated for the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov prize. Last month, the three group