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    Nobel Peace Prize to activists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Activists from Ukraine, Belarus and Russia won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

    The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the 2022 prize to imprisoned Belarus rights activist Ales Bialiatski (AP pic, below), the Russian group Memorial and the Ukrainian organisation Center for Civil Liberties.

    Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee Berit Reiss-Andersen said the panel wanted to honour ”three outstanding champions of human rights, democracy and peaceful coexistence”.

    More details on Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin

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