NADIA MURAD AND DENIS MUKWEGE ACCEPT NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

Oslo, Norway Dec 11 - Iraqi Nadia Murad and Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege receive the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict at the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo Town Hall in Oslo, Norway. Dr. Denis Mukwege, founder of a hospital in eastern Congo that has treated tens of thousands of victims of the country's conflicts for two decades, and Iraqi activist Nadia Murad, who was taken hostage by Daesh militants in 2014 but escaped, is the first Iraqi to receive the prestigious award. They split the 9-million-kronor ($1 million) amount. Photo courtesy of Agencies

Last Updated: 2018-12-11

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