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The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought is awarded to individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to the fight for human rights across the globe.
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The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, awarded each year by the European Parliament, has been given to two Iraqi Yazidi women who were held as sex slaves by ISIL and now campaign for human…
Two young Yazidi women have picked up this year’s Sakharov Prize.
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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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