Advancing the freedom of expression

Laureaat Freedom of Speech Award 2000

Bronislaw Geremek Laureaat Freedom of Speech Award 2000

A noted historian, he became involved in the Polish dissident movement and supported the free union of Solidarity. He was imprisoned several times. He contributed to the design for a democratic Poland and in 1997 became his country's Minister of Foreign Affairs. For his important role in advancing the freedom of expression and political liberties in Poland.