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1. Belarus, Ukraine, Russia activists win Nobel Peace Prize
- A jailed Belarus activist and 2 groups from Ukraine and Russia have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for championing human rights and democracy.
- Russia forced Memorial to close last December, ahead of Putin's decision to invade Ukraine.
- Ales Bialiatsky was imprisoned amid protests against Belarus's Alexander Lukashenko.
Creds: BBC

2. Iran protests: Nika Shakarami's mother says her daughter was murdered
- The mother of a teenage girl who died during protests in Iran has accused authorities of murdering her daughter.
- In a video sent to Radio Farda, Nasrin Shakarami said she had seen injuries on her daughter's body which contradict an official statement.
- Authorities say Nika Shakarami appears to have been thrown from a building, possibly by workmen while others say she died as a result of being beaten by morality police.
Creds: BBC

3. Gay Palestinian Ahmad Abu Marhia beheaded in West Bank
- Palestinian police have arrested a suspect in the killing of a 25-year-old man after his body was found decapitated in the occupied West Bank.
- LGBTQ groups in Israel say Ahmad had received threats because he was gay.
- Video of the murder scene in Hebron has spread widely on social media raising speculation about the motice, but police say nothing is confirmed.

Creds: BBC


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