Refugee rights ac­tivist awarded by Coun­cil of Europe

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Ac­tivist Lora Pappa, Greek non­govern­men­tal or­ga­ni­za­tion META­drasi, gives a speech at the Por­tuguese Par­lia­ment in Lis­bon yes­ter­day, af­ter re­ceiv­ing the Coun­cil of Europe’s 2015 North-South Prize. This is an an­nual dis­tinc­tion be­stowed on two per­son­al­i­ties – one from Europe’s north and the other from the south – for their role in de­fend­ing hu­man rights and democ­racy. META­drasi pro­vides in­ter­pre­ta­tion services for refugees and mi­grants while also car­ing for un­ac­com­pa­nied mi­nors.

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