The democratic opposition in Venezuela rewarded by the European Parliament

October 26, 2017

Hat: The democratic opposition in Venezuela rewarded by the European Parliament

Funding Scheme: 2017-10-26

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The Sakharov prize for Freedom of thought, which awards people and organizations which have defended Human Rights and fundamental freedoms, has been attributed to the Democratic Opposition in Venezuela.

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This annoucement, made by the President of the European Parliament – Antonio Tajani – and the political groups leaders, aims to show the European support to Venezuelan National Assembly and peoples. Indeed, Venezuela has been in a political crisis for the last seven years.

The prize, in the form of a certificate and 50 000 euro, will be awarded during a ceremony, which will take place on 13th December 2017 at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Url description: European Parliament Website

Url: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/headlines/eu-affairs/20171023STO86606/parliament-awards-sakharov-prize-2017-to-democratic-opposition-in-venezuela