|Sakharov Prize for Freedom o Thocht|
The awairdin ceremony o the 1990 prize awairded tae Aung San Suu Kyi inside the Parliament's Strasbourg hemicycle, in 2013.
|Presentit bi||European Pairlament|
|Currently held bi||Nadia Murad Basee an Lamiya Aji Bashar|
|Offeecial wabsteid||Sakharov Prize Network websteid|
The Sakharov Prize, offeecially kent as the Sakharov Prize for Freedom o Thocht an named efter Roushie scientist an dissident Andrei Sakharov, wis established in December 1988 bi the European Pairlament as a means tae honour indiveeduals an groups o fowk wha hae dedicated thair lives tae the defense o human richts an freedom o thocht. A shortleet o nominees is drawn up bi the Committee on Foreign Affairs an the Committee on Development, wi the winner annoonced in October. The prize is accompanied bi a monetary awaird o €50,000.