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EUROPEAN UNION - PAKISTAN
Malala Yousafzai awarded the 2013 Sakharov Prize
Victim of a Taliban attack in 2012, the young Pakistani activist received the award because she represents "our hope for a better future."
10/11/2012 PAKISTAN - GREAT BRITAIN
Malala Day: a petition to award the Nobel Prize for Peace to Malala Yousafzai
Tens of thousands of people around the world support the initiative to reward the courage of the child activist who defied Taliban madness. 30 days on from the attack on her life , the UN secretary general announces today a world day dedicated to her. Slight improvement in her health conditions.
01/02/2013 PAKISTAN - NORWAY
Oslo candidates Malala Yousafzai for the Nobel Peace 2013
Members of the ruling party presented in an official request. The young Pakistani activist, victim of Taliban violence, conducted a "courageous battle" for "the right to education of girls." She is still undergoing medical treatment for head injuries caused by a shooting attack. Pakistani blogger: "Allah bless and protect you."
19/09/2016 09:08:00 CHINA - EUROPEAN UNION
Uighur academic, Ilham Tohti, nominated Sakharov Prize
The European Parliament confirms that the professor, known for his criticism of Chinese policy in Xinjiang Province, is among the five finalists. In September 2014 he was sentenced to life in prison by Beijing for "terrorism" and "inciting subversion": his supporters believe the allegations are "completely false".
29/10/2015 EUROPEAN UNION – SAUDI ARABIA
Jailed for “insulting Islam,” Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi gets this year’s Sakharov Prize
Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, urges King Salman “to immediately grant mercy to Mr. Badawi and to free him so that he can accept the prize”. The blogger’s wife says that he is scheduled for another round of flogging. A few weeks ago, he received the Pen Pinter Price.
10/10/2014 NORWAY - PAKISTAN
For Pakistani Christians and Muslims, Nobel Prize to Malala helps fight for human rights in the country
Malala Yousafzai, 17, from Pakistan, Kailash Satyarthi, a child advocate from India, are this year's recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. The Committee recognised their "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education". For Paul Bhatti, they are a "symbol of hope and an example for everyone in the struggle against fundamentalism."
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