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Laureaat Freedom of Speech Award 1994

Marion Gräfin Dönhoff Laureaat Freedom of Speech Award 1994

She made a career as a journalist, editor-in-chief, and publisher of Die Zeit. She was actively involved in politics, committed to reconciliation between East and West Germany, and rejected the Cold War ideology. In her publications she always took a stand for freedom of the press. For her contribution to Germany's democracy and her courage in advocating political and journalistic freedom in the world at large.