Aung San Suu Kyi receives Sakharov Prize awarded in 1990
EU News 444/2013
22 October 2013
Myanmar human rights legend Aung San Suu Kyi finally received her Sakharov Prize on 22 October, 23 years after it was awarded by the European Parliament. "This is a great moment, a moment for which an entire generation in your country but also here in Europe have been waiting for," said EP president Martin Schulz.
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Worth the wait: Aung San Suu Kyi was finally able to pick up her Sakharov Prize at the European Parliament in Strasbourg (EU) 2013 URL