Parliament award the 1st Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize. The Prize reward ooutstanding journalism that promotes or defends the core principles and values of the European Union such as human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, rule of law, and human rights. Parliament’s journalism prize has been awarded to the Pegasus Project that revealed government spying on journalists, politicians and others. On behalf of the 29 members of the jury, Anthony Bellanger, the Secretary General of the International Federation of Journalists, presented the prize to Sandrine Rigaud and Laurent Richard, representing the consortium behind the Pegasus Project. Extracts of the ceremony and statements of Anthony BELLANGER, Laurent RICHARD and of the EP President David SASSOLI.
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