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Egypt activists hail Arab Nobel prize winner

Egyptian cyber dissidents who were touted as Nobel Peace Prize candidates, on Friday congratulated the Yemeni activist who shared the honour with two Liberians for her “well deserved win”. “Congratulations to Tawakkul Karman for her well deserved win,” Wael Ghonim posted in a Twitter message, describing himself as “a proud…

Three women’s rights activists share Nobel Peace Prize

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, her compatriot and “peace warrior” Leymah Gbowee and Yemen’s Arab Spring activist Tawakkul Karman won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. The three women will share the 2011 award “for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation…