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U.N. Warns Life of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege Could Be at Risk

HeadlineAug 31, 2020

The United Nations is warning the life of Congolese doctor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege is in danger after he received a series of death threats. Dr. Mukwege founded the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which treats women requiring surgery as a result of sexual violence. He has been targeted for his work before and survived an assassination attempt in 2012.

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