Malala wins prestigious Freedom of Thought prize

Teenage activist Malala Yousafzai has won the prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, awarded by the European Parliament.

Malala Yousafzai has won the prestigious Sakharov Prize
Malala Yousafzai has won the prestigious Sakharov Prize Credit: Niall Carson/PA

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Malala awarded EU prize

Teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban in an assassination attempt, has been awarded the EU's Sakharov prize for freedom of thought.