Swedish Artist Vilks Gets Free Speech Award After Attack

March 14, 2015 5:09 PM

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Swedish artist Lars Vilks, the main speaker at a seminar in Copenhagen targeted by a gunman a month ago, has received a freedom of speech prize.

Denmark's Free Press Society said Vilks received its annual award on Saturday for his "staunch fearlessness."

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