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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 ...and more »

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

Friday's announcement that the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize went to The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) represents just the latest step in the long relationship between the Oslo-based Norwegian Nobel Committee and nuclear ...and more »

Two decades later, Jody Williams still works for peace - Brattleboro Reformer

WESTMINSTER — Ask Jody Williams for her thoughts about winning the Nobel Peace Prize 20 years ago this month and the native Vermonter replies with her trademark candor. "Not trying to be difficult," she says, "but I've had too, too, too many ...and more »

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 ...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

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on Friday to ICAN, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The Geneva-based organization, which has drawn support from Nigeria to Australia, made headlines this year when it spearheaded a United ...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 ...and more »

Award 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 ...and more »

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

Nobel Peace Prizes can seem too quick, even quixotic, when they're awarded. And in fact there's often an aspirational aspect to the award, as there was last year, when Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos received the honor just days after Colombian ...and more »