• 13-DEC-2016

S&D backed laureates receive Sakharov Prize

Iraqi Yazidi Islamic State survivors and activists Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar receive Parliament’s 2016 Sakharov Prize during a ceremony in Strasbourg on Tuesday 13 December. For S&D MEP Elena Valenciano, chair of the Human Rights Subcommittee, they are a symbol of the fight for women's freedom around the world.