Malala Yousafzai Nominated for Sakharov Prize

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Malala Yousafzai was announced as one of the finalists for the 2013 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. She is a 16 year-old girl who has been fighting for women’s education in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. Despite her age, in October 2012  the Taliban regime tried to kill her. Since then she became a symbol of the fight.

Malala Yousafzai, political prisoners Ales Bialatski, Eduard Lobau, Mykola Statkevich and US former CIA/NSA Edward Snowden are the shortlisted finalists for this year …

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