An Israeli and a Palestinian won a human rights prize. Hebrew University lecturer Nurit Peled-Elhanan and Palestinian writer Izzat Ghassawi were given the Sakharov human rights prize Wednesday by the European Parliament for their “active involvement” in the Middle East peace process. The 626-member parliament also honored Angolan Archbishop Zacarias Kamuenho for trying to bring peace to his homeland.
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