The decision was announced on Friday morning in Oslo. Belarusian activist Ales Bialiatski, as well as two Russian and Ukrainian NGOs, have been named Nobel Peace Prize winner among the 343 names selected this year.
They replace Filipino journalist Maria Ressa and Russian journalist Dmitri Mouratov for “their courageous fight for freedom of expression.”
Annie Ernaux crowned
On Monday, the Nobel Prize in Medicine had opened the ball of the award ceremonies by crowning the Swedish Svante Pääbo, father of Denisova man and discoverer of the DNA of Neanderthal man. Thursday, Annie Ernaux, who notably signed the empty cabinets Y The years, she became the first Frenchwoman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, after fifteen men.
The Nobel season will end next Monday with the economics prize, added in 1969 to the five traditional awards provided for in Alfred Nobel’s will.
Source: BFM TV