"But that's what happened last week when he was asked about Aung San Suu Kyi, who has declined to speak out on the worsening plight of Rohingya minority in her homeland of Myanmar."
A letter recently published on the internet is purported to show Ukraine boldly demanding a Nobel Peace Prize nomination for President Poroshenko, revealing how the US is able to manipulate the Norwegian Nobel Committee to secure politically desirable winners of the famed Peace Prize.
NEW DELHI (AP) - The Dalai Lama has urged Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's pro-democracy icon and a fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate, to speak out to protect her country's persecuted Rohingya Muslims amid a human trafficking crisis, a newspaper...Show More Summary
A legal battle over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s traveling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace Prize is headed for court-ordered mediation.
By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - A judge in Georgia agreed on Wednesday to appoint a mediator to help settle a dispute between the late Martin Luther King Jr.'s children over whether to sell his 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and the Bible he carried during the civil rights movement. Show More Summary
"In awarding the Nobel Peace Prize... to Aung San Suu Kyi," the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced in 1991, it wished "to honour this woman for her unflagging efforts and to show its support for the many people throughout the worldShow More Summary
Guest essay by Buel Henry In 2007, the Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to Albert Gore and the IPCC for their work in promoting the theory that global warming was caused by green-house gasses, and that, based upon computer simulations, increasing amounts of these gasses in the atmosphere would cause runaway warming, with disastrous…
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Turkey & Saudi Arabia Form Pact to Take Down Assad. Al Nusra is, of course, the Syrian branch of al Qaeda. The AP reports that Turkish sources say that “mutual frustration with what they consider American indecision” drove the Turks and the Saudis together on this, and that U.S. officials for […]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: Saudi Arabia Considers Nuclear Weapons to Offset Iran. Most telling sentence: “They also increasingly distrust the U.S., the traditional guarantor of Gulf security.” Well, they’re smart to, at least until 2017. And now that we’ve elected one unserious Administration to serve two terms, other countries have to worry that it could […]
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: White House dodges human rights questions about Nike visit.
By Golnaz Esfandiari | (RFE/RL) | – Narges Mohammadi, the deputy head of the Defenders of Human Rights Center (DHRC) co-founded by Iranian Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi, was arrested on…
NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: US advisers in Iraq settle into life, daily work as part of Inherent Resolve. Comments one observer: “It’s almost like we never left.” Well, except that we did leave, creating a vacuum that ISIS filled. And with our once-extensive intelligence networks shut down, we didn’t even know about it until it […]
The El Al and Saudia frequent flyer programs were co-winners of an award at the Freddies in Atlanta last week. Here's the story that led to that, and the staging of the presentation. Continue reading The Nobel Peace Prize for Frequent Flyer Programs Goes To.....
A court found 10 suspected militants guilty Thursday for their roles in the 2012 shooting of Malala Yousafzai, the young education activist who went on to receive win the Nobel Peace Prize.
A court in the northwestern Pakistani city of Mingora on Thursday sentenced 10 men to life imprisonment for attempting to Malala Yousafzai in October of 2012, officials said. A security official said none of the four or five men who carried out the attack on Malala was among the 10 men, Reuters reports. Show More Summary
Convicted men sentenced to 25 years jail for targeted attack on Nobel peace prize winner when she was a student in 2012.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi will chronicle her post-prize life and fight for justice in a new memoir for Random House, the publisher announced Wednesday.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi rulers have launched an investigation against dozens of public figures, including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakul Karman, state news agency Saba said late on Tuesday, following a complaint that could amount to treason.
Hey Hollywood, your obsession with breast-y dresses have creeped their way into Nobel Peace Prize winning author Toni Morrison’s purview. Read more...