the 66-year-old activist, elected to the country’s national assembly during its fragile political transition, recalled with typical self-effacement the moment at which she heard she had been awarded the peace prize.
“I heard the news on the radio one evening. I’ve tried very hard to remember what my immediate reaction to the announcement of the award had been. I think it was something like: ‘Oh … so they’ve decided to give it to me’.”
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