Our Sakharov Prize nominees

04/10/2018
Our Sakharov Prize nominees
Foreign affairs, human rights, security & defence

Our Sakharov Prize nominees.

04/10/2018

Our Sakharov Prize nominees.

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament jointly nominated eleven NGOs that protect human rights and save lives of refugees and migrants across the Mediterranean Sea for the 2018 Sakharov Prize. The nominated NGOs are: Proactiva Open Arms, SOS Mediterranée, Médecins Sans Frontières International, Sea-Watch, Sea Eye, Jugend Rettet, Lifeline, MOAS, Save the Children, PROEM-AID and Boat Refugee Foundation. All these NGOs are devoted to search and rescue missions for migrants and refugees fleeing war and terror trying to reach Europe. They’ve rescued thousands of lives and provided assistance, including medical, to people in distress.