Human rights defenders win Nobel Peace Prize
10 October 2022 | 1:41 pm
Two human rights organizations and a jailed activist won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to document abuses of power and war crimes. This year's joint honor goes to Belarus political prisoner Ales Bialiatski, the Russian human rights group Memorial and the Ukrainian Center for Civil Liberties.
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