Donald Trump - 5-2 Kim Jong-un + Moon Jae-in - 4-6 UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) - 16/1 Carles Puigdemont - 16/1 Angela Merkel - 9/4 Pope Francis - 50/1 Vladimir Putin - 50/1 Edward Snowden - 25/1 Jeremy Corbyn - 100/1 Theresa May - 100/1 What is the Nobel Peace Prize? According to Nobel's will, the Peace Prize should be awarded to the person who "shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses". … [Read more...] about Who won the Nobel Peace Prize 2018, who won in past years and what did Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad do?
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“In a move that in retrospect may have been counterproductive,” the Times reports, “a senior Chinese official recently warned the Norwegian committee’s chairman that giving the prize to Mr. Liu would adversely affect relations between the two countries.” … [Read more...] about Jailed Chinese Dissident Wins Nobel Peace Prize
There are concerns about Liu Xia’s health, which might have deteriorated because of the pills her doctors in China were giving her. Dissident writer Liao Yiwu, a longtime friend, said on Thursday that German doctors have advised her to stop taking the drugs she was prescribed in China. … [Read more...] about Liu Xiaobo’s Widow Avoids Berlin Memorial as China Holds Her Brother Hostage
"This is fantastic news, something we have all been hoping against hope for a long time," said Hu Jia, a family friend and Beijing-based activist. "But we still fear for Liu Hui, who is being kept in the country as a guarantee so that Liu Xia does not speak out abroad." … [Read more...] about Nobel Widow Liu Xia Leaves China After 8 Years’ House Arrest
Accepting the award in her stead, her elder son Alexander said: "I know that if she were free today my mother would, in thanking you, also ask you to pray that the oppressors and the oppressed should throw down their weapons and join together to build a nation founded on humanity in the spirit of peace." … [Read more...] about Suu Kyi to give Nobel lecture after 21 years