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Nobel Peace Prize to honour champions of struggle against sexual violence

Bangkok Post Friday, 7 December 2018 ()
OSLO - Champions of the fight against sexual violence, Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, a former captive of jihadists, will on Monday receive the Nobel Peace Prize, which this year highlights rape as a weapon of war.
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News video: Nobel Peace Prize Winners Seek Justice For War Rape Victims

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According to Reuters, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winners on Sunday called for justice for the victims of sexual violence in conflicts around the world. Nadia Murad is an advocate for the Yazidi minority in Iraq and for refugee and women’s rights. Murad has campaigned for a United Nations...

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