Ilham Tohti is a proponent of dialogue and advocate for the implementation of regional autonomy laws in China. In 2014, he was sentenced to life imprisonment on separatism-related charges. Since 2017, more than one million Uyghurs have been detained in a network of internment camps.
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought has been awarded annually since 1988 to individuals and organisations defending human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Source: European Parliament / News.
We wish to thank the European Parliament for supporting the winner of the Best Kids’ Film. The selected film will be included in School Verzió, Verzió Film Foundation’s year-round program that provides free classroom screenings for high school students throughout the country.