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Nobel laureates in Norway

Published on Friday, 9th December, 2011 at 10:59 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .
Last Updated on 9th December 2011 at 11:23.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee, and Tawakul Karman are in Oslo to claim their Peace Prize, reports say.



“I am very proud. We have fought for so long for peace and democracy, and this is a fantastic recognition of our work,” Ellen Johnson Sirleaf told NTB.

Both Liberian President Sirleaf Johnson peace activist Leymah Gbowee arrived yesterday to a Norwegian winter far from the Liberian sun and temperatures they are used to.

Saying she had packed a warm coat and hat, the president also said, “I’m very happy to be here, but also feel a little cold.”

“I like the African sunshine best,” remarked Ms Gbowee.

A press conference will be held today at 13:00 Central European Time.

Meanwhile, Dagbladet reports winner Tawakul Karman is to meet Yemeni billionaire Shaher Abdulhak, father to Farouk, accused of the murder of Martine Vik Magnussen, in Yemen.




Published on Friday, 9th December, 2011 at 10:59 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .
Last updated on 9th December 2011 at 11:23.

This post has the following tags: nobelpeaceprize2011, thorbjoernjagland, nobelcommitteenorway.





  
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