Anti-nuke group wins Nobel Peace Prize - DeathRattleSports.com

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, a group of mostly young activists pushing for a global treaty to ban the cataclysmic bombs. The award of the $1.1-million prize comes amid heightened ...

How a Melbourne anti-nuclear campaign won the Nobel Peace Prize - The New Daily

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has taken out one of the world's most prestigious awards, the 2017 Nobel Prize for Peace. So how did a campaign from Melbourne make its way to the international stage?

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear weapons campaigners - DeathRattleSports.com

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The Norwegian Nobel Committee said ICAN was receiving the award for its “work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences ...

US Says No Plan to Sign Global Anti-Nuclear Treaty - Tasnim News Agency (press release)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The United States said Friday it has no intention of signing a nuclear weapons ban treaty backed by this year's Nobel Peace Prize laureate, while stressing its commitment to "creating the conditions for nuclear disarmament." "Today's ...

Anti-nuclear group awarded Nobel Peace Prize - Belfast Telegraph

The Norwegian Nobel Committee honoured the Geneva-based group "for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such ...

Anti-nuclear group wins Nobel Peace Prize - Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican). Berit Reiss-Andersen, the Nobel committee chair, said it was due to the group's “groundbreaking efforts to achieve a treaty prohibition” on nuclear ...

Anti-nuke movement awarded Nobel Prize - NWAOnline

Beatrice Fihn of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons attends a news conference Friday in Geneva. “We do not have to accept” the risk of nuclear war, she said in an interview. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter ...

Nobel Peace Prize reminder of impact of nuclear testing in Pacific - Radio New Zealand

The New Zealand branch of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) says the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize is a timely reminder of the impact the weapons have had on the Pacific. Picture taken in 1971, showing a nuclear ...

Methodist Church congratulates Nobel Peace Prize winner - Premier

The Methodist Church has congratulated the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican) for winning the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. Commending the organisation's work, The Rev Loraine Mellor, President of the Methodist Conference said: ...

Nobel Prize for Peace awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons - MercoPress

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace. ICAN describes itself as a coalition of grassroots non-government groups in more than 100 nations. It originated in Australia and was then ...

Nobel peace prize winners thought it was a hoax - The Age

On Friday night Tim Wright received a call from his Geneva-based colleague informing him that their advocacy group had won the Nobel peace prize. The group's executive director, Beatrice Fihn​, had been contacted by the Norwegian Nobel Committee 10 ...

Indigenous anti-nuclear activist tells of her personal work with Nobel Prize-winning ICAN - ABC Online

For Karina Lester 2017 has been a mixed bag — the loss of her beloved father, but a big win as part of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Ms Lester's anti-nuclear stance is a very personal one.

A-bomb survivors hail ICAN's 2017 Nobel Peace Prize win - The Japan Times

Survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki have welcomed the awarding of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to an international group campaigning to eliminate nuclear weapons, but voiced frustration that Japan has still not joined an ...

Nobel Peace Prize is also for hibakusha: ICAN chief - The Japan Times

GENEVA – This year's Nobel Peace Prize is not only for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons but also for the hibakusha — the survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki — ICAN chief Beatrice Fihn said. “This is ...

Half-a-dozen Melbourne activists to Nobel Prize winners: How ICAN is fighting nuclear weapons - SBS

It was just over a decade ago a group of half-a-dozen activists sat down in the inner Melbourne suburb of Carlton to establish the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The organisation quickly spread its wings and ten years on ICAN has ...

Anti-nuclear weapons group ICAN wins Nobel Peace Prize - Gears Of Biz

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced Friday. In a statement, the committee said the Geneva-based anti-nuclear weapons group had been ...

Anti-nuclear weapons group ICAN wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize - DeathRattleSports.com

Oct. 6 (UPI) — The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to the Switzerland-based anti-nuclear weapons advocacy group International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The Norwegian Nobel Committee said ICAN received the top award for ...

Peace Nobel for group fighting to rid world of nuclear arms: All you need to know - Times of India

What is ICAN? * It's a non-profit that acts as a global umbrella body for groups working to end nuclear weapons * The 10-year old body based in Geneva, Switzerland has 468 partner groups in 101 countries * It was inspired by a campaign to ban the use ...

Nobel Peace prize goes to group opposing nuclear weapons - Santa Fe New Mexican

Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), poses at the headquarters of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), in Geneva, Switzerland, on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. ICAN is the ...

Peace Prize Awarding Seen as Message to Trump, Kim - KBS WORLD Radio News

An antinuclear campaign group was awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize, and the decision is viewed by some as an obvious message toward U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. As foreign news media reported on this ...