Tag Archives: Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought

Milestones for women ordered

Three days after the United Nations’ International Day for the elimination of Violence against Women we may look at an other women event which need the attention of the whole world.  Women in Parliaments Global Forum commemorated the 25th of … Continue reading

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Damas de Blanco honoured in Brussels

Ladies in White or the Damas de Blanco, the courageous mothers and wives of Cuban political prisoners, were finally allowed to come to Brussels to pick up the Sakharov Prize they were awarded in 2005. Laura Inés Pollán Toledo (1948 … Continue reading

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Cool Person of the year 2011

Time Magazine Coolest Person Committee was determined to pick someone whose cool was tested and pervasive, obvious even to the dorks who work at this magazine. They defined cool in the classic Marlon Brando way an unshakable calm mixed with … Continue reading

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