Became known winners of the Nobel Peace prize

Стали известны лауреаты Нобелевской премии Мира

The Nobel peace prize laureate – Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad

They were Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad “for their efforts in the fight against sexual violence in war zones”.

In Oslo were named winners of the Nobel Peace prize. This year her owners were Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad. This writes the Washington Post.

Since 1901, the award is presented annually to individuals or organizations for contributions to the consolidation of peace.

The prize to Mukwege and Murad was awarded with the following wording: “for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict”.

Mukengere Denis Mukwege is the founder and Director of the hospital Panzi. It provide medical assistance to women victims of gang rapes. They, in particular, regularly practiced by rebels in the conflict in Kivu (DR Congo).

Nadia Murad basi Taha is an Iraqi human rights activist. The activity aims to convey information about the threatened situation of Yazidi women in areas controlled by ISIS to the international community.

In 2014, Nadia Morad was a victim of sexual slavery after persecution by Islamists. However, managed to escape and currently lives in Germany.

Earlier it was reported that were named winners of the Nobel prize in chemistry. The prize was shared between three scientists.

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