Fatos Lubonja receives Prince Claus Award

The writer, editor and public intellectual, Fatos Lubonja  was one of the ten recipients of Prince Claus Award 2015. The awards ceremony it was held On 2 December 2015 in the Royal Palace Amsterdam. Lubonja was honored for:

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‘…for his honest and lucid literary accounts of crucial episodes in Albania’s recent history; for maintaining his intellectual integrity and independence in extreme circumstances; for continuously fighting for democracy, human rights, free speech andthe right to tell his country’s story in a context where that freedom remains fragile; for broadening the scope of public debate and providing platforms for other critical voices; and for fearlessly speaking truth to power.’

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http://princeclausfund.org/en/programmes/awards