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.