Nobel peace prize

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Svante Pääbo: ‘It’s maybe time to rethink our idea of Neanderthals’
The Swedish geneticist on winning the Nobel prize, his laureate father and early man’s sensitive side

Kate Connolly in Leipzig

12, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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How to Stand Up to a Dictator by Maria Ressa review – tales of a moral giant
With this important memoir cum manifesto, the Nobel peace prize-winning journalist who took on Facebook and the murderous Duterte regime in the Philippines exposes the abuse of power

John Naughton

20, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Nobel peace laureate Maria Ressa: ‘In 2024, democracy could fall off a cliff’
The journalist, who is facing prison in the Philippines, talks about the dark side of social media and why truth is being eroded in politics

Zoe Williams

12, Nov, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘Accountability gap’: Nobel peace prize winner warns Russian war crimes going unpunished
Oleksandra Matviichuk’s organisation has documented more than 21,000 Russian human rights violations since 2014 but she fears the world is looking the other way

Dan Sabbagh in Kyiv

26, Oct, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Nobel peace prize 2022 awarded to human rights campaigners in Ukraine, Russia and Belarus – as it happened
Nobel committee awards Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, Russian human rights organisation Memorial and Ukrainian human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties

Sam Jones

07, Oct, 2022 @10:33 AM

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Nobel peace prize winners call for action on online disinformation
Campaigning journalists say data-harvesting Big Tech business model an ‘existential threat’ to democracies

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

02, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Russian editor auctions Nobel medal to raise money for Ukraine refugees
Novaya Gazeta editor Dmitry Muratov will sell 23-carat gold medal in US on Monday, donating proceeds to charity

Léonie Chao-Fong

20, Jun, 2022 @12:57 PM

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Media polarisation risks press freedom and peace in conflict-hit Mali and Ethiopia | Kristin Skare Orgeret and Bruce Mutsvairo
When media rights are curtailed, fake news and posts on social platforms drive tension and violence, as the latest World Press Freedom Index starkly shows

Kristin Skare Orgeret and Bruce Mutsvairo

10, May, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Russian intelligence behind poisoning of Nobel-laureate editor, says US
US officials say unnamed Russian spy services launched chemical attack on investigative journalist Dmitry Muratov on Moscow train

Pjotr Sauer

29, Apr, 2022 @12:05 PM

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In the battle between truth and lies, we must protect the world's journalists | Joel Simon
The first Nobel peace prize for journalists since 1935 shouldn’t obscure the fact that record numbers are in prison, facing intimidation or murder, warns Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists

Joel Simon

11, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Journalists Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov receive Nobel peace prize in Oslo
Filipina and Russian attend Oslo ceremony despite legal cases filed against Ressa and are first journalists to win since 1935

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

10, Dec, 2021 @5:34 PM

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Nobel winner: ‘We journalists are the defence line between dictatorship and war’
Next week, Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov receive their Nobel peace prizes. In a rare interview, Muratov says he fears the world is sliding towards fascism

Carole Cadwalladr

04, Dec, 2021 @6:05 PM

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