Cousin of jailed Sakharov Prize winner Oleg Sentsov speaks

AFP speaks to the cousin of jailed Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov, winner of this year’s Sakharov prize for human rights in October. Sentsov, who recently ended a hunger strike, is serving a 20-year sentence in a prison in the Russian Arctic.

Ukrainian film director Sentsov receives the Sakharov Prize

The European Parliament awards the 2018 Sakharov Prize to the imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov at a ceremony in the presence of his cousin Natalia Kaplan and his lawyer Dmitri Dinze. IMAGES