PM Tsipras congratulates Yazidi winners of Sakharov Prize

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras congratulated 20-year-old Nadia Murad Basse and 18-year-old Lamiya Aji Bashar for winning the annual Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought on Thursday, Europe’s most prestigious human rights award.

“Congratulations to @NadiaMuradBasee & Lamiya Aji Bashar on winning #SakharovPrize for their struggle for Yazidi people and women’s dignity!” the prime minister said in a message on his Twitter account.