Awardees

2019

Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland’s First Minister
Scotland

 

2018

Deniz Yücel

Turkey Correspondent
Die Welt
Germany

 

2017

Natalia Sindeeva

Founder and CEO
Doshd TV
Russia

 

2016

Roberto Saviano

Author and journalist
Italy

 

2015

Gérard Biard

Editor-in-chief
Charlie Hebdo
Paris

 

2014

Vitali Klitschko

Chairman
UDAR
Ukraine

 

YanukovychLeaks

Activist group and journalists
Ukraine

 

2013

Erdem Gündüz

Founder of the Dance Assembly of the University of Ege
Turkey

 

2012

Mario Draghi

President of the European Central Bank
Frankfurt/Main
Germany

 

2011

Michael Anti

Blogger
China

† Lord Weidenfeld

President
Institute for Strategic Dialogue
London

 

2010

Kurt Westergaard

Cartoonist
Denmark

 

2009

Hans-Dietrich Genscher

Former Foreign Minister of Germany

 

 

2008

Ingrid Betancourt

Franco-Colombian politician

 

2007

Bob Geldof

Musician, Africa activist and founder of Live AID

 

2006

Dr. Bernard Kouchner

Doctor and politician

 

2005

Lord Norman Foster

Architect and urban designer,