Nobel Peace Prize: Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov share award
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Nobel Peace Prize: Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov share award

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October 9, 2021

Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov have won the Nobel Peace Prize for their fights to defend freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia.


New Delhi, 09 October 2021                                                                  

As per news report of BBC, the Nobel committee called the pair "representatives of all journalists who stand up for this ideal". They are known for investigations that have angered their countries' rulers, and have faced significant threats. Both spoke in defence of freedom of the press following their win. Ms Ressa, who co-founded the news site Rappler, was commended for using freedom of expression to "expose abuse of power, use of violence and growing authoritarianism in her native country, the Philippines".

Source - bbc.com

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