Yemen Nobel winner says award is victory for activists

By REUTERS
October 7, 2011 11:58




DUBAI - Yemeni winner of the Nobel Peace Prize Tawakkul Karman said on Friday the award was a victory for Yemen's democracy activists and they would not give up until they had won full rights in a "democratic, modern Yemen".

"This is a victory for the youth first and foremost. We are here to win our freedom and dignity in their entirety. Our youth revolution wants our complete rights," she told broadcaster Al Jazeera, from "Change Square", center of the protest movement.

"We will not allow our revolution to be left incomplete. We want a democratic, modern Yemen. That's what the youth and the martyrs and the wounded have vowed to gain. We will continue our peaceful movement."


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