Fatima Gazieva


Fatima Gazieva born Kazakhstan December 14, 1950. Chechen peacemaker. Co-founded Echo of War (Ekho Voiny); joined life chain protest against war, 1995; participated in Russian and Chechen women's Peace March from Moscow to Grozny, 1995; abducted and released the next day, 2004. Nobel Peace Prize nominee, 2005.


"This is the will of God. He has granted me life so that I can help the least privileged victims of war. I have no right to betray them. They are waiting for me." (Quote and photo World Peoples Blog)