Philippine journalist Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov win Nobel Peace Prize

Published Oct 08 2021 at 9:03 AM GMT
  • The Nobel Peace Prize was on Friday awarded 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,” the Nobel Committee said.
  • The more than century-old prize is awarded by the Norwegian Nobel Committee and is worth 10 million kronor (US$1.1 million).The UN’s World Food Programme won….



  • Published Oct 8, 2021 9:03 AM GMT