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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12344

9 October 2019
Contents Publication in full By article 11 / 23
EXTERNAL ACTION / Human rights
Brazilian activists, Restorers, and Ilham Tohti are finalists for 2019 Sakharov Prize
Brussels, 08/10/2019 (Agence Europe)

During a secret vote on Tuesday, 8 October, MEPs on the Foreign Affairs and Development Committees selected the finalists for the 2019 Sakharov Prize (see EUROPE B12338A14).

The first finalists were Brazilian: Chief Raoni, an emblematic figure in the fight against deforestation in the Amazon; Claudelice Silva dos Santos, an environmentalist and human rights defender; and, posthumously, Marielle Franco, an LGBTIQA human rights activist, who was murdered in March 2018. They were...

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COMMISSIONERS-DESIGNATE HEARINGS IN EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
SECTORAL POLICIES
ECONOMY - FINANCE - BUSINESS
EXTERNAL ACTION
SECURITY - DEFENCE
INSTITUTIONAL
CULTURE
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