Nobel peace prize
11 Oct 2022
Human rights watchdogs from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus were on Friday announced the winners of the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize, with the jury criticising Russian President Vladimir Putin's "authoritarian" regime as he wages war in Ukraine.
10 Oct 2022
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.
17 Oct 2021
Advocates have praised the award for drawing global attention to the Philippines' struggle for press freedom and human rights. It also marks the first time the prize has been handed to a journalist.
14 Oct 2021
FRANCE 24 spoke to this year's joint Nobel Peace Prize laureate Maria Ressa, co-founder of the digital media company Rappler and an outspoken critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Asked whether journalism is becoming more dangerous around the world, she told FRANCE 24: "It is more dangerous, it requires more sacrifices, just to do what journalists have always done."
10 Oct 2021
Philippines journalist Maria Ressa speaks after winning Nobel Peace Prize for fighting for freedom of expression at a time when democracy is increasingly under threat.
4 Nov 2020
Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed, who won last year's Nobel Peace Prize, has declared a state of emergency in Tigray state, where he accuses the regional government of attacking an army base.
11 Oct 2020
United Nations agency the World Food Programme has won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced in Oslo. The organization combats hunger and famine around the world.
8 Dec 2019
Shirin Ebadi, the exiled Iranian lawyer and human rights activist who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2003, speaks to FRANCE 24 about the deadly protests in Iran over the past two weeks. According to the NGO Amnesty International, at least 208 demonstrators have been killed in the crackdown, the highest death toll since the 1979 revolution.
13 Oct 2019
Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia's Prime Minister, awarded Nobel Peace Prize
9 Oct 2019
Jailed Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul has been nominated for this year's Nobel Peace Prize after being put forward by group of Norwegian and Canadian politicians.
16 Dec 2018
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.
15 Dec 2018
Nobel Peace Prize winners demand global action on mass rape.