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Philippines journalist Ressa and Russian journalist Muratov win 2021 Nobel Peace Prize


Philippines journalist Maria Ressa and Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov, received the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

“Ms Ressa and Mr Muratov are receiving the Peace Prize for his or her brave battle for freedom of expression within the Philippines and Russia,” Chairwoman Berit Reiss-Andersen of the Norwegian Nobel Committee instructed a information convention.

“On the similar time, they’re representatives of all journalists who arise for this ultimate in a world during which democracy and freedom of the press face more and more adversarial situations,” she added.

The Nobel Peace Prize shall be introduced on Dec. 10, the anniversary of the demise of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, who based the awards in his 1895 will.

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