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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 »

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 »

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 »

The grandson of a man who bombed Hiroshima celebrates an anti-nuclear Nobel Peace Prize - PRI

Jacob Beser, pictured, is the only person to fly aboard both planes that carried nuclear bombs to Japan. Here he stands in front of the Enola Gay, the B-29 bomber that bombed Hiroshima. Credit: Courtesy of the Beser family. The Nobel Peace Prize was ...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 »

Are Nuclear Weapons Illegal? Yes, But It Doesn't Matter - Newsweek

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on Friday to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). The group was recognized for its mission to “draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for ...and more »

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear campaign group - SFGate

OSLO, Norway — 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 ...and more »

ICAN's can-do on nuclear weapons ban befits Nobel Peace Prize - Minneapolis Star Tribune

The Norwegian Nobel Committee has always lauded long-shot peacemaking efforts, many of which came to fruition. By John Rash Star Tribune. October 6, 2017 — 11:51pm. itemprop. Martial Trezzini • Keystone via AP ICAN executive director Beatrice Fihn ...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 »

Nobel to anti-nuke group likely won't please US - The Mercury News

International campaign to abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) activists wearing masks to look like US President Donald Trump and North Korean Kim Jong-Un pose next to a Styrofoam effigy of a nuclear bomb while protesting in front of the Brandenburg Gate ...and more »