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Plenary highlights: the Sakharov Prize, EU Ombudsman election and LGBTI rights

Event date: 19/12/2019

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Ilham Tohti was awarded the 2019 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, Parliament elected a new EU Ombudsman and MEPs voted to condemn hate speech against the LGBTI community. Parliament also voted on measures to save Europe’s pollinators, and asked for clarification on digital tax rules.