'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.”
Yan Rachinsky reportedly said that he was ordered to turn down the Nobel Peace Prize by the Russian authorities.
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.
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.
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.
Each year, the director of the institute presents his shortlist for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
The historic nuclear weapons ban treaty was signed by 122 countries in July.
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which on Friday won the Nobel Peace Prize, is urgently pressing to consign the bomb to history.
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.
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".
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.