The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on Friday to Iranian human rights activist Narges Mohammadi.

Mohammadi received the prize for “her fight against the oppression of women in Iran and her fight to promote human rights and freedom for all,” the awards committee said. Mohammadi is currently in prison.

“Her brave struggle has come at tremendous personal cost,” the committee spokesperson said, adding that Mohammadi has been arrested 13 times, convicted five times, and sentenced to a total of 31 years in jail and 154 lashes.

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