They Defend our Freedoms – 30 Years of the Sakharov Prize Exhibition
The European Parliament commission of Magnum photographers' work goes on show
To mark the 30th anniversary of The Sakharov Prize, the European Parliament, together with Magnum Photos, presents a new documentary project that profiles four human rights activists from around the world. They Defend our Freedoms – 30 years of the Sakharov Prize gives a voice to these unsung heroes, presenting an immersive journey into their daily lives as seen through the diverse perspectives of Magnum photographers.
Magnum photographers Jérôme Sessini, Bieke Depoorter, Enri Canaj, Newsha Tavakolian have worked with four remarkable individuals, all staunch defenders of human rights, to shine a light on their work. A commission for European Parliament, these stories are gathered in a new book and exhibition.