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Jina Mahsa Amini wins EU’s Sakharov Prize 2023

Jina Mahsa Amini wins EU’s Sakharov Prize 2023
  • The European Parliament President, Roberta Metsola, announced the laureate of the 2023 Sakharov Prize in the Strasbourg plenary chamber. Jina Mahsa Amini and the Iranian “Woman, Life, Freedom” movement were awarded this prestigious prize, joining the ranks of remarkable past recipients like Malala Yousafzai and Nelson Mandela.
  • Mahsa Amini, a young woman of only 22, passed away on September 16, 2022, while in the custody of Iran’s religious police. Her alleged offense was a breach of the Islamic republic’s strict dress code for women. Her untimely death galvanized global attention and support for the “Woman, Life, Freedom” movement.

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Published date : 25 Oct 2023 03:54PM

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