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Aung San Suu Kyi receives 1990 Sakharov Prize finally

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 12:54

A visibly moved Myanmarese leader Aung San Suu Kyi received the European Union`s 1990 Sakharov Prize for human rights finally Tuesday from the hands of European Parliament speaker Martin Schulz.

Suu Kyi to claim EU Sakharov prize 23 years after award

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 17:49

Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is to finally receive the EU Sakharov human rights prize she won in 1990 at the height of the Myanmar military crackdown, the European Parliament revealed today.

Pussy Riot nominated for Sakharov prize

Last Updated: Saturday, September 15, 2012, 09:47

Three jailed members of the punk group Pussy Riot were nominated by the European parliament for a prestigious prize.

Russian rights trio win top EU assembly prize

Last Updated: Thursday, October 22, 2009, 22:33

Three Russian rights defenders landed the European Parliament`s Sakharov Prize on Thursday, but one cited mixed feelings, saying all a murdered fellow-activist got was "a bullet”.