Malala among 259 nominees for Nobel Peace Prize

By AFP
Published: March 5, 2013
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The Nobel prize-winning medal. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

The Nobel prize-winning medal. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

OSLO: 

A record 259 nominees are in the running for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize – 209 individuals and 50 organisations – with the laureate to be announced in October, the Nobel Institute said on Monday.

The list is known to include Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl-turned-icon of Taliban resistance, ex-Eastern bloc activists, and former US president Bill Clinton.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 5th, 2013.

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