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FILE - A bust of Alfred Nobel on display at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022. (Henrik Montgomery/TT News Agency via AP, File)

Nobel Peace Prize to activists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

Imprisoned Belarus activist, Russian group Memorial and Ukraine’s Center for Civil Liberties.

 

FILE - Nobel Peace Prize winners Dmitry Muratov from Russia, right, and Maria Ressa of the Philippines embrace during the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony at Oslo City Hall, Norway, Friday, Dec. 10, 2021. For the two journalists who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2021, the past year has not been easy. Dmitry Muratov of Russia and Maria Ressa of the Philippines have been fighting for the survival of their news organizations, defying government efforts to silence them. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)

2021 Nobel Peace Prize winners have faced a year of battles

For the two journalists who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2021, the past year has not been easy

 

Andrey Goncharuk, 68, a member of the territorial defense stands in the backyard of a house damaged by a Russian airstrike, according to locals, in Gorenka, outside the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Russia renewed its assault on Ukraine’s second-largest city in a pounding that lit up the skyline with balls of fire over populated areas, even as both sides said they were ready to resume talks aimed at stopping the new devastating war in Europe. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

QUIZ: A time for peace

As tensions erupt around the world, take a moment to consider images of peace

 

Vernon artists Michelle Loughery and Brenda Ellis spearheaded a #People #Planet #Peace & #Paint event at the Sunflower Mural Loughery created in 2013 at the corner of 30th Street and Highway 6. The event was held Sunday, Feb. 27. (Patrick Vance photo)

WATCH: Sunflower shines over Vernon peace event

Artists Michelle Loughery and Brenda Ellis joined by others, including public, to paint sunflowers for peace

Vernon artists Michelle Loughery and Brenda Ellis spearheaded a #People #Planet #Peace & #Paint event at the Sunflower Mural Loughery created in 2013 at the corner of 30th Street and Highway 6. The event was held Sunday, Feb. 27. (Patrick Vance photo)
FILE - In this April 17, 2015 file photo, a national library employee shows a gold Nobel Prize medal. The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded on Friday Oct. 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to journalists Ressa and Muratov

Pair considered “representatives of all journalists who stand up for this ideal”

FILE - In this April 17, 2015 file photo, a national library employee shows a gold Nobel Prize medal. The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded on Friday Oct. 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)
The World Day of Prayer is celebrated Friday, March 6. (File photo)

Vernon prays for women of Zimbabwe

World Day of Prayer celebrated in 2,000 Canadian communities, one of 170 countries

The World Day of Prayer is celebrated Friday, March 6. (File photo)
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