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Anti-nuclear group wins Nobel peace prize - The Times

Stockholm The Nobel peace prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which helped promote a disarmament treaty adopted by the United Nations in July and signed by 122 countries. The Nobel committee said it wanted ...and more »

ICAN wins the Nobel Peace Prize for work on nuclear weapons ban treaty - Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, or ICAN, the Switzerland-based coalition of civil society groups that led successful efforts to approve a nuclear weapons ban treaty. The UN voted in favor ...and more »

Green candidate part of anti-nuclear campaign awarded Nobel - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

The Green Party congratulates the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), a global coalition of NGOs that has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel Committee recognised ICAN for its work to achieve the international ...and more »

Nobel Peace Prize is also for "hibakusha": ICAN chief - Kyodo News Plus

This year's Nobel Peace Prize is not only for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons but also for the survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, known as hibakusha in Japanese, ICAN chief Beatrice Fihn said Friday ...and more »

IHRC's partner in negotiations of Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty wins Nobel Peace Prize - Harvard Law School News

The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), with which Harvard's International Human Rights Clinic collaborated during the negotiations of a nuclear weapons ban treaty, received the Nobel Peace Prize today. The honor reflects ...and more »

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. Her ...and more »

As the Threat of Nuclear War Grows, 'the bomb' Breaks the Silence - The Nation.

Like the Nobel Peace Prize–winning group ICAN, Eric Schlosser's multimedia creation raises awareness about a looming catastrophe. By Mark HertsgaardTwitter. October 7, 2017. fb; tw; mail; Print; msg; wa; sms. pHydrogen-bomb-testp. Nuclear weapons test ...and more »

Don't Ban the Bomb - New York Times

“War,” Georges Clemenceau supposedly said, “is too serious a matter to be left to military men.” Maybe it's time for someone to say that peace is too serious a matter to be left to pacifists. The thought comes to mind on news that a little-known ...and more »

Activist group aiming to abolish nuclear weapons wins Nobel Peace Prize - PBS NewsHour

Amid a background of escalating tensions between North Korea and the U.S. over weapons tests, this year's Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to a small group working to prevent nuclear war. Judy Woodruff learns from John Burroughs of the Lawyers Committee ...and more »

The Long Nuclear History Behind the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize - TIME

ICAN, which played a key role in the negotiations that led to the recent signing of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at the United Nations, scored the prize in honor of “its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian ...and more »