Who will be the 26th Sakharov Prize laureate? 

Belarusian dissidents Ales Bialatski, Eduard Lobau and Mykola Statkevich, US National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden and Pakistani campaigner for girls' education Malala Yousafzai are shortlisted for this year's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Parliament's Conference of Presidents chooses the final laureate on Thursday 10 October and his/her name will be announced by President Martin Schulz at around noon. The award ceremony will be held in Strasbourg on 20 November.

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