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Interview: the Greek fisherman nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

 Shedia - Greece 14 October 2019

Fisherman Stratis Valamios has saved numerous lives of refugees arriving on the Greek island of Lesvos in the past year. His humanitarian actions led to a nomination for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. In an interview with Shedia, Valamios shares the impact of living in a village which has seen half a million people risk their lives to reach Europe. (1583 Words) - By Dimitris Kiousopoulos

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Greek fisherman Stratis Valiamos takes a break at the port of a fishing village in the Greek island of Lesbos. Valiamos, who has rescued scores of refugees from drowning received a 2016 Nobel Peace Prize nomination for his humanitarianism.  Credit: REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis

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