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Pakistan's Malala wins EU human rights prize
Pakistani teenage activist shot last year by Taliban is awarded EU prize for fighting for girls' rights to education.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 09:43 GMT
Euro MPs nominate Snowden for rights prize
Whistleblower has been of "enormous service" to human rights and to European citizens, Green group of politicians say.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 14:35 GMT
Iranian dissidents win Sakharov Prize
Filmmaker Jafar Panahi and jailed lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh awarded EU prize for human rights and freedom of thought.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 19:38 GMT
Thousands rally against Putin in Moscow
Opposition supporters call for greater freedom and equality in demonstration against Russian president's rule.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2012 16:08 GMT
Top Cuban dissident 'dies in car crash'
Oswaldo Paya, Sakharov human rights prize winner, was travelling in Granma province at time of accident, activists say.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2012 03:10 GMT
Arab Spring activists win human rights award
Activists, including Tunisian fruit seller whose death sparked uprisings, awarded European parliament's Sakharov Prize.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2011 20:03 GMT
Nobel laureate's wife detained
Liu Xia seeks help via Twitter as China puts her under house arrest after husband's Nobel prize win.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2010 20:26 GMT
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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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