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Nadia Murad & Denis Mukwege Win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

India | Reuters | October 5, 2018, 5:30 pm
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 Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad and Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad and Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict" on Oct 5, 2018. (Image: Reuters)

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 ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons won in 2017

ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons won in 2017 "for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons". (Image: Reuters)

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 Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won in 2016

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won in 2016 "for his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end, a war that has cost the lives of at least 220 000 Colombians and displaced close to six million people". (Image: Reuters)

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 The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet won in 2015

The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet won in 2015 "for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011". (Image: Reuters)

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 Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi won in 2014 for

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi won in 2014 for "their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education". (Image: Reuters)

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 The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which oversaw the destruction's of Syria's arsenal, won the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize. (Image: Reuters)

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which oversaw the destruction's of Syria's arsenal, won the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize. (Image: Reuters)

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 The European Union won in 2012

The European Union won in 2012 "for over six decades contributed to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe". (Image: Reuters)

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 Yemeni human rights activist Tawakul Karman, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf won in 2011 for their

Yemeni human rights activist Tawakul Karman, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf won in 2011 for their "non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights". (Image: Reuters)

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 Liu Xiaobo won in 2010

Liu Xiaobo won in 2010 "for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China". (Image: Reuters)

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 Barack Obama won in 2009 for

Barack Obama won in 2009 for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples." (Image: Reuters)

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 Martti Ahtisaari won in 2008 for

Martti Ahtisaari won in 2008 for "his important efforts, on several continents and over more than three decades to resolve international conflicts." (Image: Reuters)

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 Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won in 2007 for

Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won in 2007 for "their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change." (Image: Reuters)

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 Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank won in 2006 for

Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank won in 2006 for "advancing economic and social opportunities for the poor, especially women, through their pioneering microcredit work." (Image: Reuters)

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 Mohamed ElBaradei and the International Atomic Energy Agency won in 2005 for

Mohamed ElBaradei and the International Atomic Energy Agency won in 2005 for "their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from being used for military purposes and to ensure that nuclear energy for peaceful purposes is used in the safest possible way." (Image: Reuters)

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 Wangari Maathai won in 2004 for

Wangari Maathai won in 2004 for "her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace." (Image: Reuters)

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 Shirin Ebadi won in 2003 for

Shirin Ebadi won in 2003 for "her efforts for democracy and human rights, especially on the struggle for the rights of women and children." (Image: Reuters)

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 Jimmy Carter won in 2002 for

Jimmy Carter won in 2002 for "his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development." (Image: Reuters)

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 Kofi Annan and the United Nations won in 2001 for

Kofi Annan and the United Nations won in 2001 for "their work for a better organized and peaceful world." (Image: Reuters)

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 Kim Dae Jung won in 2000 for

Kim Dae Jung won in 2000 for "his work for democracy and human rights in South Korea and in East Asia in general, and for peace and reconciliation with North Korea in particular. (Image: Reuters)

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 Medecins Sans Frontieres won in 1999

Medecins Sans Frontieres won in 1999 "in recognition of the organization's pioneering humanitarian work on several continents." (Image: Reuters)

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 John Hume and David Trimble won in 1998 for

John Hume and David Trimble won in 1998 for "their efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland." (Image: Reuters)

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 Jody Williams and the International Campaign to Ban Landmines won in 1997 for

Jody Williams and the International Campaign to Ban Landmines won in 1997 for "their work for the banning and clearing of anti-personnel mines." (Image: Reuters)

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 Jose Ramos Horta and Ximenes won in 1996 for

Jose Ramos Horta and Ximenes won in 1996 for "their work towards a just and peaceful solution to the conflict in East Timor." (Image: Reuters)

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 Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs won in 1995 for

Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs won in 1995 for "their efforts to diminish the part played by nuclear arms in international politics and, in the longer run, to eliminate such arms." (Image: Reuters)

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 The 14th Dalai Lama won in 1989 for

The 14th Dalai Lama won in 1989 for "his struggle for the liberation of Tibet" as well as his consistent opposition to the use of violence. (Image: Reuters)

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 Mother Teresa won in 1979 as a

Mother Teresa won in 1979 as a "leader of missionaries of charity". (Image: Reuters)

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