Finalists named for EU's Sakharov Prize

October 11, 2016 11:34 AM

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BRUSSELS – Two Iraqi women who once were captives of Islamic State, a leader of the Crimean Tatars and a former Turkish newspaper editor have been named finalists for the European Union's Sakharov human rights prize.

The shortlist for the prize, to be awarded Oct. 27, was agreed upon Tuesday by the European Parliament's foreign affairs and development commissions.

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