Nobel committee awards the 2021 peace prize to journalists from Philippines and Russia for ‘efforts to safeguard freedom of expression’
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The 2021 Nobel peace price has been awarded to the journalists and free speech activists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia.
The committee chair, Berit Reiss-Andersen, says the awards have been made for “their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace.”