The 5i12 Prize 2017 was awarded to Alexandra for her fight against xenophobia, racism and for human dignity.
“The 5i12 Prize 2017 is awarded to the journalist and author Alexandra Pascalidou for her fight against xenophobia and racism and for human dignity. Despite hate and threats from right-wing groups, she has been a strong voice for decades and has demonstrated great courage and compassion. Alexandra Pascalidou has made great efforts both as a journalist and as an author. She is also an important voice for the conditions in the suburbs and, through her knowledge and strong commitment, has become a force, a role model and an example for vulnerable groups.”