Reporters Without Borders hails the European Parliament’s decision to include Dawit Isaac, a journalist with Swedish and Eritrean dual citizenship who has been detained in Eritrea since September 2001, in the three finalists for the 2009 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. The leaders of the parliament’s political groups will choose the winner on 22 October.

Reporters Without Borders hails the European Parliament’s decision to include Dawit Isaac, a journalist with Swedish and Eritrean dual citizenship who has been detained in Eritrea since September 2001, in the three finalists for the 2009 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. The leaders of the parliament’s political groups will choose the winner on 22 October.