Andrei Sakharov

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Soviet physicist and dissident

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Lech Walesa, Andrei Sakharov, Aung San Suu Kyi and Liu Xiaobo won for demanding human rights and democracy from despotic regimes...
Thirty-one Nobel laureates in physics called for Kokabee's release in October 2014, the American Physical Society awarded its 2014 Andrei Sakharov Prizeto Kokabee, and the Committee of Concerned Scientists published an open letter January 30 calling for Kckabee's unconditional release.
The freedom of thought award is named after the Soviet scientist and dissident Andrei Sakharov. It was set up in 1988.
Former British prime minister John Major was among the first to arrive at the Andrei Sakharov rights center in central Moscow early on Tuesday, where Nemtsov's body lay in state.
He was also responsible for bravely ensuring that writers whose work could not be published in their own countries were published around the world: Andrei Sakharov, Elena Bonner, Vaclav Havel, Jacobo Timerman, and Wei Jingsheng, among others, owe their English-language audiences to Random House.
The e1/450,000 award was established by European Parliament in 1988 in honour of the Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov. Previous winners include Nelson Mandela and Kofi Annan, the former United Nations secretary general.
Auden and Edmund Wilson, published such political dissidents as Vaclav Havel and Andrei Sakharov and featured some of the most influential essays of the past half-century, including Susan Sontag on photography and Joan Didion on the Central Park jogger assault of 1989.
Andrei Sakharov, for instance led a civil & human rights movement that ultimately resulted in the collapse of the Soviet Union.
1986: Sakharov comes in from the cold The most prominent Soviet dissident, Andrei Sakharov, has returned to Moscow after almost seven years of internal exile.
Of course targeting and shooting an unarmed young girl is beyond anyone's comprehension but Malala's family are doing very well here and Malala is doing even better, having claimed the Sakharov Prize, awarded by the European Parliament in memory of Soviet physicist and dissident Andrei Sakharov, which comes with a PS50,000 cash award.
The Sakharov Prize for free speech is awarded by the European Parliament annually in memory of Soviet physicist and dissident Andrei Sakharov.
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named after Soviet scientist and dissident Andrei Sakharov, was established in December 1988 by the European Parliament as a means to honor individuals or organizations who have dedicated their lives to the defense of human rights and freedom of thought.
These excitations are called Sakharov acoustic oscillations, named for Russian physicist Andrei Sakharov, who described the phenomenon in the 1960s.
Referring to the decision of the European Parliament in 2005 to give Ladies in White a human rights award named after the late Soviet dissident and rights champion Andrei Sakharov, she said she would like to go to Strasbourg to collect it.
Several of them noted that Fang Lizhi has often been compared with the distinguished Russian scientist and political dissident Andrei Sakharov (Schell).