• 24-NOV-2014

  • SOURCE: S&D Group at European Parliament

Sakharov Prize Ceremony: Dr. Denis Mukwege

Dr. Denis Mukwege
The laureate of the 2014 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, the Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege will receive his prize on Wednesday in Strasbourg.

Celebrated one day after the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the presentation of the prize will pay tribute to the activist's fight to protect women victims of rape in armed conflicts. Since 1999 more than 40,000 women victims of rape have been treated by Dr Denis Mukwege.

Two edited broadcast video packages will be released on Wednesday. It will include an individual interview with the laureate, images of the Sakharov Prize ceremony as well as stock shots.


  • Client Relations