The Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and the Jezidische human rights activist Nadia Murad in the Norwegian city of Oslo awarded the Nobel prize for Peace.
They get the prize for ” their efforts to put an end to the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict’.
The two received the prize in the Years in the Norwegian capital. Mukwege, a large part of his life devoted to helping victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, called in his speech to our planet to stop ignoring the victims.
The only battle that is worth the effort, is the against the indifference, ” he said. “They are not only the perpetrators of violence responsible for their crime, but also those who choose to make their look to return,” says the 63-year-old gynaecologist.
Nadia Murad, who as a slave in the hands of IS, and called on the international community on its people to protect and to promote the release of the thousands of women who are still in the hands of the jihadists.
“If the international community really the victims of the genocide and wants to help (…) they must be them international protection”, said the 25-year-old woman during her acceptance speech.