European human rights award: Belarusian opposition given Sakharov prize

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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