Denis Mukwege from Congo and Nadia Murad from Iraq sign the Nobel guestbook. Both won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Photo: EPA

‘Doctor Miracle’: Congolese surgeon Denis Mukwege awarded Nobel Peace Prize for lifelong crusade to heal victims of sexual atrocity

  • He has spent more than two decades treating appalling injuries inflicted on women in the DRC
  • A father of five, the 63-year-old is an outspoken critic of the abuse of women in war and impunity for perpetrators
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Denis Mukwege from Congo and Nadia Murad from Iraq sign the Nobel guestbook. Both won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war. Photo: EPA
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