Nobel Peace Prize

'Victory for press freedom in Philippines': Nobel winner Maria Ressa on being cleared of tax evasion

Rappler Holdings Corp. welcomed the court decision as “the triumph of facts over politics.”

published on : 18th January 2023

Ukrainian, Russian Nobel Peace winners slam Putin’s ‘insane’ war

Yan Rachinsky reportedly said that he was ordered to turn down the Nobel Peace Prize by the Russian authorities.

published on : 10th December 2022

Missiles, explosives-packed drones hit Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia again, death toll rises

Ukraine’s ability to capture and put back into service Russian tanks and other equipment continues to be an important factor in its forces’ push to repel the invasion.

published on : 7th October 2022

Peace Nobel 2022 winner: Who is rights activist Ales Bialiatski?

Bialiastski, who is jailed, founded the Minsk-based Human Rights Center “Viasna” to provide support for political prisoners which has been frequently targeted by the government.

published on : 7th October 2022

Jailed Belarusian activist, Russian and Ukrainian rights groups win Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize laureates represent civil society and have for many years promoted the right to criticise power and protect the fundamental rights of citizens, the Swedish Academy said.

published on : 7th October 2022

Time magazine: Alt News & Mander’s outfit among favourites for Nobel Peace Prize    

Each year, the director of the institute presents his shortlist for the Nobel Peace Prize.

published on : 6th October 2022

Will consider Kerala govt proposal for World Peace Conference: Nobel Peace Centre

The statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said that Vijayan, in the meeting, expressed interest in organising such a conference in collaboration with the Nobel Peace Centre.

published on : 5th October 2022

Alt News co-founders Pratik, Zubair among favourites to win Nobel for Peace

The Norwegian Nobel Committee will announce the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to people “who have conferred the greatest benefit to humankind.”

published on : 5th October 2022

Nobel Peace Prize could sound alarm over Ukraine war or climate change

With a total of 343 top-secret nominations this year, the five members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee could also surprise experts and go with a completely different pick.

published on : 5th October 2022

Nobel Prize laureate Ressa says Philippine courts to decide on her news website closure order

The Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday affirmed its revocation of Rappler’s license over a breach of the ban on foreign ownership and control of media outlets.

published on : 29th June 2022

Ukraine war: Nobel Peace Prize-winner's paper closes amid Russia pressure

The paper, Novaya Gazeta, said it will remain closed for the duration of what the newspaper referred to in quotations as 'the special operation' in Ukraine.

published on : 29th March 2022

Several European politicians nominate Ukraine's Zelenskyy for Nobel Peace Prize

This year's Nobel Prize announcements will take place from October 3-10. As many as 251 individuals and 92 organizations applied for the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize.

published on : 18th March 2022

ICAN Nobel win 'good omen' for nuclear ban treaty's ratification: United Nations

The historic nuclear weapons ban treaty was signed by 122 countries in July.

published on : 6th October 2017

ICAN: staunch campaigners for an end to nuclear weapons

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which on Friday won the Nobel Peace Prize, is urgently pressing to consign the bomb to history.

published on : 6th October 2017

Anti-nuclear campaign ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize

Nuclear disarmament group ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb as nuclear-fuelled crises swirl over North Korea and Iran.

published on : 6th October 2017

Rohingya tragedy marks death of Nobel Peace Prize, says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday said that violence in Myanmar against the Rohingya Muslims marks the "death of Nobel Peace Prize".

published on : 12th September 2017

Nobel laureates urge Saudi Arabia's King Salman to halt 14 executions

Ten Nobel Peace Prize winners are appealing to Saudi Arabia's king and crown prince to show mercy and halt the executions of 14 young people sentenced to death for participating in protests in 2012.

published on : 12th August 2017