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Nobel laureates urge world to help victims of rape in conflict

Dec 10, 2018 - 10:15 PM

Nobel committee chairwoman Berit Reiss-Andersen says laureates Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad are 'two of the strongest voices in the world today'

Nobel Peace Prize laureates Yazidi activist Nadia Murad and Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege pose with their Nobel Peace Prizes during the award ceremony 2018 on December 10, 2018 at the City Hall in Oslo, Norway.  Haakon Mosvold Larsen / POOL / AFP

Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflict

Dec 10, 2018 - 12:13 PM

The Norwegian Nobel Committee says the prize was 'for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict'

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE. Nobel Peace Prize laureates Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad hug at the end of a press conference on December 9, 2018 in Oslo. Photo by Tobias Schwarz/AFP

Fight to end rape in war must begin in peacetime – Mukwege

Dec 09, 2018 - 10:32 AM

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege is set to receive his Nobel Peace Prize on December 10

Mukwege: Brave healer of DR Congo's most horrific wounds

Oct 05, 2018 - 9:07 PM

Denis Mukwege, the crusading gynaecologist of the DR Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi of Iraq, were joint Nobel Peace Prize 2018 winners for their 'efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war'

NOBEL LAUREATE. In this file photo taken on June 24, 2018 Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege is photographed at Lalish temple in a valley near Dohuk, northwest of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. Photo by  Safin Hamed/AFP

Nobel Peace Prize for Malala, Congolese doctor or OPCW?

Oct 11, 2013 - 12:37 PM

Who will win the Nobel Peace Prize? While many see Malala Yousafzai as the favorite more hot names are being bandied about

PEACE PRIZE CONTENDERS. Will Malala Yousafzai win the Nobel Peace Prize or will another hot name attain the honor? AFP PHOTO/ PETER MUHLY