The 2019 Freedom Prize


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On 21 July 2019, Greta Thunberg received the Freedom Prize during a moving ceremony. It was an opportunity for Greta to come to Normandy and meet the veteran Charles Norman Shay on Omaha Beach, himself very careful to environmental issues. A meaningful meeting which concludes a 1st Freeom Prize that implied a large commitment of young people around the world.

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The 2020 Freedom Prize




The 2020 Freedom Prize was awarded Friday, October 2, 2020 during the World Normandy Peace Forum, to Loujain Al-Hathloul, Saudi activist for women's rights. The young woman being imprisoned since 2018 in Saudi Arabia, it is these sisters, Lina and Alia Al-Hathloul, who were present to receive the prize. A ceremony rich in emotions to conclude a second edition of the Freedom Prize which once again mobilized young people from around the world at each of its stages.

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The 2021 Freedom Prize


Sonita Alizada


The 2021 Freedom Prize was awarded Thursday 30 September, 2021 to Sonita Alizada, an Afghan rapper committed against forced child marriage. Now a refugee in the United States where she studies human rights, Sonita Alizada received her trophy at home. Despite the distance, she wanted to send a particularly moving message to the young people who named her the laureate of the Freedom Prize.

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