Ukraine and Sakharov Prize: fighting for freedom of thought around the world

As one of many battles around the world for freedom of thought, Ukraine and its leader Volodymyr Zelensky are among the leading candidates for the Sakharov Prize by the European Parliament.   

Ukraine’s resistance against the Russian invasion has inspired the world and deserves the prize this year, says the EPP Group’s Rasa Juknevičienė.

It’s why the Sakharov Prize is a global prize, says Michael Gahler, with nominees from around the world, including Latin America and Africa.

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