Nobel Peace Prize for 2022

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    • The 2022 Nobel Peace Prize has been jointly awarded to Belarusian human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski, the Russian human rights organisation Memorial, and the Ukrainian human rights organisation Centre for Civil Liberties. 
      • The award was announced by the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo. 

    About Nobel Peace Prize

    • The Peace Prize laureates represent civil society in their home countries. 
    • They have for many years promoted the right to criticise power and protect the fundamental rights of citizens. 
    • They have made an outstanding effort to document war crimes, human right abuses and the abuse of power. 
    • Together they demonstrate the significance of civil society for peace and democracy.
    • The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded 103 times to 140 Nobel Prize laureates between 1901 and 2022, 110 individuals and 30 organizations.

    Source:TH