Two journalists were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

Posted on AllSides October 9th, 2021
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Two journalists, Maria Ressa and Dmitry Andreyevich Muratov, were awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize “for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace,” said Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, in Friday’s announcement.

The two received the award “for their courageous fight for freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia. At the same time, they are representatives of all journalists who stand up for this ideal in a world in which democracy and freedom of the press face increasingly adverse...

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