The 2022 Nobel Prize in Peace has been announced. The Nobel Prize in Peace 2022 is awarded to human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, the Russian human rights organization Memorial and the Ukrainian human rights organization Center for Civil Liberties. The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the winner on 07th October 2022. he winner will be awarded a prize money of 10 million Swedish kronor (nearly USD 900,000) and it will be handed out on December 10. The 2022 Nobel Prize winners of the categories of Physics, Chemistry Medicine and Literature were also revealed in recent days. Svante Pääbo is declared as the winner of 2022 Nobel Prize on 03th October 2022 in Physiology or Medicine category. This year, the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to John Clauser, Alain Aspect, and Anton Zeilinger. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022 Awarded to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal, and K. Barry Sharpless on 06th October 2022 and Nobel Prize 2022 in Literature has awarded to French writer Annie Ernaux on Thursday, October 6, 2022.
Who is Ales Bialiatski? Profile Here
Ales Bialiatski is a Belarusian civic leader and prisoner of conscience known for his work with the Viasna Human Rights Centre. Bialiatski was born in Vyartsilya on 25th September 1962. He received the Right Livelihood Award in 2020, also referred to as the “Alternative Nobel Prize.” Along with Memorial and The Center for Civil Liberties, Bialiatski received the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize. Bialiatski completed his from Homiel State University in 1984 with a degree in Russian and Belarusian Philology. He served in the military from 1985 to 1986 as an armored vehicle driver in an anti-tank artillery unit close to Yekaterinburg (then Sverdlovsk), Russia.
Human Rights National Honor Award. Belarus was named the 2011 Human Rights Activist of the Year. In 2012 Bialiatski won the Lech Wałęsa Award for “democratisation of the Republic of Belarus, his active promotion of human rights and aid provided for persons currently persecuted by Belarusian authorities”. He shared the Right Livelihood Award in 2020 with Nasrin Sotoudeh, Bryan Stevenson, and Lottie Cunningham Wren, which is referred to as the “Alternate Nobel Prize.” Bialiatski was one of the Democratic Opposition of Belarusians honored with the Sakharov Prize by the European Parliament in December 2020. Bialiatski received the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize, along with Memorial and The Center for Civil Liberties, in that year.