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Aung San Suu Kyi Collects Sakharov Prize 23 Years After Winning it

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived at the European Parliament in Strasbourg today to finally collect the Sakharov Prize she was awarded in 1990.

The prize for freedom of thought named after Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov is awarded annually to individuals or organisations who have dedicated their lives to the defence of human rights and freedom.

Source: Irish Times. Read full article. (link)

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