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Doctor Denis Mukwege, human rights activist Nadia Murad share 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

The combo of file photos shows Doctor Denis Mukwege, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, left, on Nov. 26, 2014 and Yazidi woman from Iraq, Nadia Murad on Dec. 13, 2016 as they both address the European parliament in Strasbourg, France. (AP Photos/Christian Lutz, file)

The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced on Oct. 5 that the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Denis Mukwege, a Congolese gynecologist, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi Kurdish human rights activist in Iraq, "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict."

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