Nobel Peace Prize 2022 awarded to human rights advocates from Ukraine, Russia, Belarus.

  • On 7th October, Nobel Peace Prize 2022 was awarded to Belarusian human rights advocate Ales Bilyatsky, the Russian human rights organization Memorial and Ukraine’s human rights organization Center for Civil Liberties.
  • The names of the winners were announced by Berit Rees Andersen, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo.
  • Born on 25th September, 1962, in Vyrtsilya, Karelia, Russia, Bilyatsky was a resident of Belarus at the time of the award. Beliatsky was one of the initiators of the democratic movement that emerged in Belarus in the mid-1980s.