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October 13, 2012 1:33 AM
The European Union was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its promotion of peace, democracy and human rights over the past six decades. The committee said it wanted to highlight the Union’s triumphs at a time of economic difficulty. But as Selah Hennessy reports for VOA from London, the award’s announcement has led some critics to question the EU’s record on human rights.

European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Published October 12, 2012

The European Union was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its promotion of peace, democracy and human rights over the past six decades. The committee said it wanted to highlight the Union’s triumphs at a time of economic difficulty. But as Selah Hennessy reports for VOA from London, the award’s announcement has led some critics to question the EU’s record on human rights.