European human rights award: Belarusian opposition given Sakharov prize

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Belarusian opposition leaders have been awarded the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
Sviatlana Tikhanovskaya received the award in Strasbourg.
Belarus has been in a political crisis since a controversial presidential election in August.
Incumbent Alexander Lukashenko claimed to have won with a landslide, but the opposition regards Tikhanovskaya as the real winner.

Al Jazeera’s Alexi O'Brien reports.

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