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Nobel Peace prize winners seek justice for war rape victims

By Reuters
16 December 2018   |   1:02 pm
This year's Nobel Peace Prize winners on Sunday called for justice for the victims of sexual violence in conflicts around the world, a day before they will receive the award for their efforts to put an end to rape as a weapon of war.

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