Authorized the OSCE representative on freedom of the media Dunja Mijatovic welcomed the awarding of the Belarusian writer Svetlana Aleksievich Nobel prize in literature for 2015, according to a report of the press service of the organization, issued on the last working day of the week.
The Nobel Committee has awarded author of nonfiction novels " war has no female face ", " Last witnesses ", " Zinc boys ", "Chernobyl prayer" award To signature " for its polyphonic composition - a monument of suffering and courage in our time." Svetlana Aleksievich (1948) is a native of the Ukraine, writing in the Russian language. Since 2000 she lives abroad. According to the OSCE, Aleksievich is also the first awarded by a journalist working mostly in the genre of documentary prose.
"Brave voice Aleksievich, recognized by the Nobel Committee, which largely contributed to the pluralism and variety of opinions on the problems of modern history," - the press service quoted the message Mijatovic.
review envoy of the OSCE, the efforts of the writer must be an example for independent correspondents and leading investigative journalist in Belarus and beyond its borders.
"This award is recognition of the indispensable role of investigations and courageous writing and journalism in our society," mijatovi? said.