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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Israel and PLO leaders awarded Noble Peace Prize
JURIST Staff at 12:01 AM ET

On October 14, 1994, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, and Yassar Arafat, the leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization, shared the Nobel Prize for Peace. The three men were awarded this honor for the 1993 Oslo Accords in which Israel and the PLO agreed to peace and mutual recognition. The Accords also granted the Palestinians general self-government in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.

Learn more about the 1994 Nobel Prize for Peace and the three men who shared it.
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