Inspired Peace Prize

Written By: - Date published: 9:29 am, October 11th, 2014 - 3 comments
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The Nobel Peace Prize this year is an inspired choice. From Stuff:

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls’ right to education, and Indian children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.

With the prize, Yousafzai, 17, becomes the youngest Nobel Prize winner, eclipsing Australian-born British scientist Lawrence Bragg, who was 25 when he shared the Physics Prize with his father in 1915.

Satyarthi and Yousafzai were picked for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people, and for the right of all children to education, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said.

“The Nobel Committee regards it as an important point for a Hindu and a Muslim, an Indian and a Pakistani, to join in a common struggle for education and against extremism,” said Thorbjoern Jagland, the head of the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

3 comments on “Inspired Peace Prize”

  1. AsleepWhileWalking 2

    Both are divine gifts, Yousafzai (the girl shot in the head) makes me cry when she speaks.

  2. Murray Rawshark 3

    Malala also seems to be a socialist of some sorts, although this is not widely reported. This is one Peace Prize that I don’t think is absolute rubbish, unlike Obama, Kissinger, Sharon,………..

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