The Nobel Prize in Literature goes to Belarusian anti-regime journalistOctober 9th, 2015 Belarus | News | Theme: Belarus
Investigative journalist and author Svetlana Alexievich to receive the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature. “They pretend I don’t exist”, “I am not published [in Belarus], and I cannot speak publicly anywhere.” says Alexievich, a vocal critic of totalitarianism.
The Swedish Academy writes:
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2015 is awarded to the Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich
“for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time.”
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