Politkovskaya to get Sakharov Prize?
The proposal was made by the Chairman of the Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee Yatsek Sariush-Volsky.
The prize for freedom of thought is awarded annually to honour and support those who have put themselves at risk for the sake of liberty.
To be nominated, a candidate must get at least 25 signatures in the European Parliament.
Nelson Mandela and Kofi Annan are among former winners.