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In pics: Tunisian Nobel Peace prize winners

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to four civil society groups, who led Tunisia's transition to democracy, though the country has now been plunged into a state of emergency as it battles the threat of jihadism.

In pics: Tunisian Nobel Peace prize winners
The Nobel Peace Prize laureates of the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet (L to R), the Secretary General of the Tunisian General Labour Union Houcine Abbassi, the President of the National Order of Tunisian Lawyers Fadhel Mahfoudh, the President of the Tunisian employers union (UTICA) Wided Bouchamaoui and the Tunisian Human Rights League (LTDH) Abdessatar Ben Moussa appear on the balcony of the Grand Hotel in Oslo to greet well wishers on December 10, 2015. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to four civil society groups, who led Tunisia's transition to democracy, though the country has now been plunged into a state of emergency as it battles the threat of jihadism. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Tunisian Nobel Peace prize winners
Three 2015 Nobel Peace prize laureates of the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet (L to R), the President of the National Order of Tunisian Lawyers Fadhel Mahfoudh, the Tunisian Human Rights League (LTDH) Abdessatar Ben Moussa, and the President of the Tunisian employers union (UTICA) Wided Bouchamaoui attend the Peace Prize awarding ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo on December 10, 2015. The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded to four civil society groups, who led Tunisia's transition to democracy, though the country has now been plunged into a state of emergency as it battles the threat of jihadism. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Tunisian Nobel Peace prize winners
Nobel Peace Prize laureate of the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, Secretary General of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) Houcine Abassi (C, R) and Berit Reiss-Andersen (C, L), member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, celebrate as they leave the Peace Prize awarding ceremony at the City Hall in Oslo on December 10, 2015. The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded to four civil society groups, who led Tunisia's transition to democracy, though the country has now been plunged into a state of emergency as it battles the threat of jihadism. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Tunisian Nobel Peace prize winners
Tunisian National Dialouge Quartet member, President of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts Wided Bouchamaoui, gives a speech during the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony in Oslo, Norway, December 10, 2015. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to four civil society groups, who led Tunisia's transition to democracy, though the country has now been plunged into a state of emergency as it battles the threat of jihadism. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Tunisian Nobel Peace prize winners
General view of the stage during the Nobel Prize Awards Ceremony at Concert Hall on December 10, 2015 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Getty Images)
In pics: Tunisian Nobel Peace prize winners
Well wishers hold torches and small Tunisian flags as the Nobel Peace Prize 2015 winners, the members of the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet appear on the balcony of the Grand Hotel in Oslo on December 10, 2015. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to four civil society groups, who led Tunisia's transition to democracy, though the country has now been plunged into a state of emergency as it battles the threat of jihadism. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Tunisian Nobel Peace prize winners
Well wishers hold a Tunisian flag as the Nobel Peace Prize 2015 winners, the members of the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet appear on the balcony of the Grand Hotel in Oslo on December 10, 2015. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to four civil society groups, who led Tunisia's transition to democracy, though the country has now been plunged into a state of emergency as it battles the threat of jihadism. (AFP/Getty Images)
In pics: Tunisian Nobel Peace prize winners
Well wishers wave Tunisian flags outside the city hall where the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet received their Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on December 10, 2015. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to four civil society groups, who led Tunisia's transition to democracy, though the country has now been plunged into a state of emergency as it battles the threat of jihadism. (AFP/Getty Images)