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30 years of Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought

Event date: 31/05/2018

30 years of Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought

The Sakharov Prize has been honouring human rights defenders for the last 30 years.

The European Parliament supports human rights through the annual Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, established in 1988. The prize is awarded to individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to the fight for human rights across the globe, drawing attention to human rights violations as well as supporting the laureates and their cause.

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In the framework of the 30 years of Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, an exhibition is organised in honour of the activists who defend human rights.

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