Freedom of press must be protected, no matter who tries to suppress it
A free press is an integral part of democracy. The European Parliament Sakharov Prize celebrates the exceptional individuals who fight for human rights across the globe. Since 1988, the award has gone to numerous advocates of freedom of the press, including Reporters Without Borders in 2005.
- Corporate author(s): European Parliament Themes: Information policy , Fundamental rights
- Subject: cultural prize , European Parliament , freedom of expression , freedom of the press , human rights , protection of freedoms