Sexual violence campaigners win Nobel Peace Prize

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad each have won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their work to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war in armed conflict.
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In the region. Know them committed. Has decided. To award the Nobel Peace Prize for 28. Teeing. To Dennis Smith case yet and not dim and rob. For their ethics. To and the use of sexual violence. As a weapon of war and armed conflict. Both laureates have made it crucial contribution. To focusing attention on combat thing. Such war crimes. Dennis McVeigh get is The Herald that. Who has devoted his life to defending these fifteenths. Knocking on their god. Is the witness. Details of the abuses. Perpetrated. Against this sales and others. Each of them in their own way there. Has hill to give great that visibility. Two wartime sexual violence. So that the pit the taste is can be held accountable for their actions. That decision then this McKay get has spent large parts of his adult life. Hip thing victims of sexual violence. In the Democratic Republic of Congo. Since the passing hospital was a stop this. In but probably in 2000 eighths. Ducked the McCain again and his stop pet treats its cousins of patients. The couple whose victims to such assaults. Most of the abuses have been convicted. In the context of a long lasting civil war. Theft has cost them knives. More than six million Congolese. Dennis MacKay get is the foremost. Most unifying symbol. Both nationally and infant last minute of the struggle to end sexual violence in war and armed conflict. His basic principle is that just this is every once business. Men and women. Offices and so it is to know both national and international. Authorities rely out. All have that she had responsibility. For reporting. Out of combat thing this kind of the war crime.

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