Tawakkol Karman


Interview with the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman, 9 December 2011. The interviewer is Tomm Kristiansen, journalist at the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK).

Interview, October 2011

Interview with Tawakkol Karman by free lance journalist Eva Sohlman, on 21 October 2011 in New York, USA. The interview is in Arabic with interpretation in English.

Human rights activist Tawakkol Karman talks about the impact of awarding the Nobel Peace Prize has had on her and Yemen, the present challenges for the struggle for women’s rights in Yemen, the support she seeks from the international community, and the question of revenge versus justice with regards to the fate of deposed dictators.

Words of Thanks, October 2011

Words of thanks from Tawakkol Karman, recorded on 10 October 2011, a few days after the announcement of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.


[Tawakkol Karman] Thank you, thank you very much. And send my thanks to the President of Nobel and to all people there. Really thank you. And Yemeni people and Arab region – all of us appreciate this.

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