Far-right MEPs nominate Afrikaner militants for prestigious Sakharov Prize


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AfriForum, a South African organisation championing the country’s white Afrikaner minority community, and notably white farmers, has been proposed as a candidate for the European Parliament’s prestigious yearly Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought by members of the assembly’s Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF) group, a pan-European alliance of parliamentarians from far- and hard-right parties, mostly made up of France’s Rassemblement National (the former Front National).