Elena Valenciano on Sakharov Prize 2016

13/12/2016
Elena Valenciano on Sakharov Prize 2016
Foreign affairs, human rights, security & defence, Foreign affairs, human rights, security & defence

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.

13/12/2016

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.