1988, the European Parliament has awarded the annual Sakharov Prize for Freedom
of Thought in order to honor individuals or organizations for their efforts "on
behalf of human rights and fundamental freedoms and against oppression and injustice."
Here are a few of the recipients. For a complete list:
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