Aung San Suu Kyi receives 1990 Sakharov Prize finally

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.

Snowden named for EU`s Sakharov prize by Greens, left MEPs

Green and left-wing lawmakers today nominated US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden for the European Parliament`s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize.

Pussy Riot nominated for Sakharov prize

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

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”.