Nobel Peace Prize

09.03.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

ICAN and Abolition 2000 up for Nobel Peace Prize

ICAN and Abolition 2000 up for Nobel Peace Prize

The International Campaign to Abolition Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), working for a treaty to ban nuclear weapons – just as chemical and biological weapons have been banned – has been selected for review as a potential contender for the next Nobel Peace Prize awards, as has Abolition 2000. There is a … »

16.07.2013 Democracy Now!

Swedish Professor Nominates Snowden for Nobel Peace Prize

Swedish Professor Nominates Snowden for Nobel Peace Prize

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. In a letter to the prize committee, Swedish sociology professor Stefan Svallfors cites Snowden’s “heroic effort at great personal cost,” saying he has “helped to make the world a little bit better and safer.” Svallfors also … »

06.04.2013 Silvia Swinden

Bradley Manning Nobel Peace Campaign (Year 3) gathering pace

Bradley Manning Nobel Peace Campaign (Year 3) gathering pace

Whistleblower Bradley Manning has been nominated [for the third year running] for the Nobel Peace Prize, and according to several websites he should receive it. We include here links for those who would like to support the nomination. “No individual has done more to push back against what Martin … »

15.03.2013 Amnesty International

Nobel Peace Laureates press Obama on Arms Trade Treaty

Nobel Peace Laureates press Obama on Arms Trade Treaty

US President Barack Obama must take the lead in securing a strong global Arms Trade Treaty, a group of 18 Nobel Peace Prize winners said in an open letter delivered to their fellow laureate at the White House today. Amnesty International, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War … »

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