Israeli Veteran's Group Breaking The Silence Nominated For EU Human Rights Award
Israeli human rights group, Breaking the Silence, best known for publishing testimonials by current and former Israeli soldiers has been nominated by two European Green parties for the European Union's Andrei Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
The Sakharov Award is given out annually to groups or individuals that exemplify a commitment to human rights, and is usually awarded on December 10th, the day the United Nations General Assembly ratified the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.
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