Sakharov Prize 2017 : the three finalists

12-10-2017
Hypothesis (B) Sakharov finalists: Aura Lolita Chavez Ixcaquic, Democratic Opposition in Venezuela and Dawit Isaak.

The finalists for this year's Sakharov Prize have been announced. The laureate will be selected on 26 October by the President and the political group leaders.

Aura Lolita Chavez Ixcaquic, the Democratic Opposition in Venezuela, and the Swedish- Eritrean journalist Dawit Isaak have been named as this year's finalists for Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought following a vote by the foreign affairs and development committees on 10 October.