Nobel Peace Prize

17.07.2017

Liu Xiaobo And Liu Xia: A Love That Survived Incredible Odds

Liu Xiaobo And Liu Xia: A Love That Survived Incredible Odds

By Zeenat Khan A photo shared on Twitter by activist Ye Du was inserted in arecent front-page story in the New York Times. The skeletal like couple (Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia) clinging onto one another will break any heart. In the photo, frail Xiaobo is pictured in his hospital… »

11.12.2016

Roots Action: “Prosecute Henry Kissinger!”

Roots Action:  “Prosecute Henry Kissinger!”

“…Several of Kissinger’s crimes come under treaties that make it mandatory for Norway to prosecute. Kissinger is complicit or a main actor in many violations of the Genocide Convention and of the Geneva Conventions…”. On Dec 6, 2016, Fredrik S. Heffermehl and Tomas Magnusson, founding members of Nobel Peace Prize Watch (“Lay Down… »

11.12.2016

Nobel Peace Watch: “Arrest Henry Kissinger!”

Nobel Peace Watch:  “Arrest Henry Kissinger!”

Summons for Criminal Investigation – Henry Kissinger: “We wish to draw your attention to Kissinger’s comprehensive, unparalleled record of serious international crimes and the need for prosecutorial action”. On Dec 6, 2016, Fredrik S. Heffermehl and Tomas Magnusson, founding members of Nobel Peace Prize Watch (“Lay Down Your Arms” association) sent the Director of… »

09.10.2016

Mixed responses to the Nobel Peace Prize given to Colombian President

Mixed responses to the Nobel Peace Prize given to Colombian President

Many are outraged that this year’s Nobel Peace Price went to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. Others thought it is a good idea that will support the continuation of the Peace process in spite of the NO vote. Here are some of the arguments for and against. Nobel Committee Gets… »

08.10.2016

Colombian President Wins Nobel Prize for Peace Accord, Days After Deal Loses National Referendum

Colombian President Wins Nobel Prize for Peace Accord, Days After Deal Loses National Referendum

We go to Bogotá to get reaction to the selection of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos as this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner for his role in pursuing a peace deal to end the nation’s 52-year-old civil war. The move comes after Colombians rejected the peace deal just this past… »

12.02.2016

Nobel’s Peace Prize – has it been gazumped?

Nobel’s Peace Prize – has it been gazumped?

Thanks to tabloidization – a concept rapidly integrating into even quality mainstream media – you’ve probably heard that Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 2016. Well, that prize has been thrown out to so many who didn’t qualify according Alfred Nobel’s will – not even with a very… »

03.02.2016

The True Nobel Peace Candidates 2016

The True Nobel Peace Candidates 2016

The True Nobel Peace Candidates 2016 http://www.nobelwill.org/index.html?tab=7 Letter Feb. 2, 2016 from the Nobel Peace Prize Watch to the Nobel Committee: Dear Kaci Kullmann Five, Thorbjørn Jagland, Berit Reiss-Andersen, Henrik Syse, Inger-Marie Ytterhorn, members of the committee QUALIFIED CANDIDATES – THE 2016 NOBEL FOR THE… »

11.12.2015

Nobel Foundation taken to court on its Peace Prize

Nobel Foundation taken to court on its Peace Prize

Alfred Nobel decided to give one fifth of his fortune for a prize to promote disarmament and resolution of all conflicts through negotiations and legal means, never through violence. It should go to “champions of peace” – to reducing or abolishing standing armies, promoting peace congresses and creating fraternity between… »

09.10.2015

The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize and lawsuit against the Nobel Foundation

The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize and lawsuit against the Nobel Foundation

The Nobel Peace Prize 2015 is certainly a little step in the right direction to honour at least parts of Alfred Nobel’s will. It doesn’t violate the Will of Alfred Nobel which has happened so many times before. And it’s good that the new chairperson made explicit reference to Nobel’s… »

09.10.2015

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Tunisian national dialogue quartet

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Tunisian national dialogue quartet

“After the Arab Spring in Tunisia in 2010-11, the Quartet paved the way for a peaceful dialogue between citizens,” said Kaci Kullmann Five, chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. The National Dialogue Quartet are four civil society organizations, the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT), the Tunisian Union of Industry, Trade… »

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