2013 Sakharov Prize finalists announced

2013 Sakharov Prize finalists announced

Belarusian political prisoners Ales Bialatski, Eduard Lobau and Mykola Statkevich, US spying whistleblower Edward Snowden and Pakistani campaigner for girls’ education Malala Yousafzai are the shortlisted finalists for this year’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.

The laureate will be announced by Parliament’s Conference of Presidents on10 October in Strasbourg and the €50,000 prize will be awarded on 20 November, also in Strasbourg.