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Journalists Maria Ressa, Dmitry Muratov win Nobel Peace Prize

 

  • The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on Friday to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia for their fight for freedom of expression in their countries.
  • The pair were honoured for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace, said the chairwoman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Berit Reiss-Andersen.
  • They are representatives of all fearless journalists who stand up for truth in the world.