Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world. The pair won the award for their “efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war”, Nobel[…]
“There are no more villages left, none at all.” The accounts of the systematic ethnic cleansing of Muslims in Myanmar, now effectively ruled by the world renowned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, are finally making it to the mainline news these days. “There are no more people[…]
A Syrian White Helmets rescue centre was targeted on Friday morning in Syria even as the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, for which the civil rescue group was nominated, was taking place in Oslo, Norway. Announcing the attacks on their social media page, the White Helmets, also known as the Syrian[…]
Desmond Tutu, South African archbishop and 1984 Nobel Peace winner, on Monday nominated Marwan Barghouti for the Nobel Peace Prize. This is the sixth nomination for the imprisoned Palestinian parliamentary member. Ma’an reported that Tutu wrote in a letter shared by the Palestinian Liberation Organization on Tuesday, “The nomination of[…]
Tunisia’s National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for helping build democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring, an example of peaceful transition in a region otherwise struggling with violence and upheaval. The quartet of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT), the Tunisian Confederation of Industry,[…]
Pakistani schoolgirl and education activist, Malala Yousufzai, and Indian children’s rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi, have been jointly awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee cited the two “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.”[…]
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