Mairead Maguire Nominates Julian Assange For Nobel Peace Prize

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“Julian Assange and his colleagues in Wikileaks have shown on numerous occasions that they are one of the last outlets of true democracy and their work for our freedom and speech. Their work for [...]

Two Dominicans With Grand Rapids Roots Help Win Nobel Peace Prize

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The rolling landscaped grounds and impeccably maintained buildings of the Marywood Campus on East Fulton Street lie just outside of East Grand Rapids. Inside the Dominican Center building on a [...]

BDS Nominated For Nobel Peace Prize By Norwegian Parliamentarian

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January 31, 2018 —Norwegian parliamentarian Bjørnar Moxnes nominated the BDS movement for Palestinian rights for a Nobel Peace Prize. He did so with the support of his party, the progressive Rødt [...]

Deep Shame On Suu Kyi And Myanmar

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By Eric Margolis for Common Dreams - Few people have ever heard of Myanmar’s Rohingya people. Not many more could find Myanmar on a map – particularly after its name was changed some years ago [...]

Kissinger And Brzezinski To Be Honoured By Nobel Institute

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By Jan Oberg for TFF - These two top officials behind major US wars (Iran/Afghanistan and Vietnam/Cambodia/Laos) and regime change (against Allende, Chile) will speak at the first of a new event, [...]

Herman Wainggai – Nominated For The 2016 Nobel Peace Price

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By Staff of WPAN - Herman Wainggai was born in Jayapura, West Papua. He has devoted more than 20 years of his life to nonviolence struggle to free his people from Indonesian colonial government. [...]

Tunisian Labor & Rights Coalition Wins Nobel

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By Sarah Lazare for Common Dreams, The Norwegian Nobel Committee on Friday awarded its prestigious Peace Prize to Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet—the coalition of labor unions and human [...]

Nobel Foundation Sued For Not Giving Peace Prize To Peace Advocates

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By Staff of The Nobel Peace Prize Watch - The controversy over peace prizes disconnected from the specific peace vision of Alfred Nobel is now coming to a head in a lawsuit initiated by Mairead [...]

Committee Insider On Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize

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By Alister Doyle and Stine Jacobsen for Reuters. Oslo, Norway - The effect of giving the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize to U.S. President Barack Obama fell short of the nominating committee's hopes, and [...]

Nobel Peace Laureates Oppose Torture, Perpetuate Myths

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By Robert J. Burrowes of Flame Tree Prtoject. In a recent letter to US President Barack Obama twelve Nobel Peace laureates declared their support for the long history of US elite violence against [...]

12 Nobel Prize Winners Urge Obama To Release Torture Report

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Dear Mr. President, The open admission by the President of the United States that the country engaged in torture is a first step in the US coming to terms with a grim chapter in its history. [...]

Nobel Laureates Stop A Future Of Robotic Warfare

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Referring to the development of weapons that could select targets and kill people without any human intervention as “unconscionable”, 20 individuals and organizations who have won the Nobel peace [...]