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Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi Nobel: Twitter reacts

Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani activist for girls' education, and Kailash Satyarthi, a child rights activist from India, have jointly won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

Malala, the youngest ever recipient of the prize, survived being shot by the Taliban in 2012 but went on to be a global advocate for educational rights.

Mr Satyarthi has campaigned in various peaceful protests to end the exploitation of children for financial gain.

Here is some of the Twitter reaction from personalities around the world.



Narendra Modi, Indian prime minister

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Sharmeen Obaid, Academy Awarding-wining Pakistani documentary maker


Sarah Brown, co-founder of A World at School


K. C. Singh, former Indian diplomat


Anupam Kher, Indian actor


Lyse Doucet, BBC Chief International Correspondent


Imran Khan, Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party


Shaimaa Khalil, BBC Pakistan Correspondent


Sadiq Khan, UK Member of Parliament


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