UWC Supports the Nomination of Yulia Tymoshenko for a Nobel Prize
February 8, 2012
UKRAINIAN WORLD CONGRESS SUPPORTS THE NOMINATION OF
YULIA TYMOSHENKO FOR A NOBEL PRIZE
On February 3, 2012, the Ukrainian World Congress sent a letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee in support of the nomination by several members of Ukraine’s Parliament of the jailed opposition leader and former Prime Minister of Ukraine, Yulia Tymoshenko, for the Nobel Peace Prize.
The Ukrainian World Congress emphasized, in particular,Yulia Tymoshenko’s steadfast contribution to Ukraine’s democratization, her leadership in the peaceful Orange Revolution, her continued efforts to promote Ukraine’s integration into Europe and her great courage in the face of political persecution.