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October 11, 1977, Forty Years Ago: Nobel For Amnesty

The committee said it wanted to honour Amnesty International for its work in protecting people who had been jailed because of colour, religion or political beliefs.

A less perilous world

Nobel to ICAN carries a message: Despite influence of nuclear deterrence school, cause of disarmament remains relevant.


How Nobel prize winner Mother Teresa helped people abandoned by others

Mother Teresa and her Sisters began to change the way missionaries worked. They showed the whole world that all people, whether they had a disease, whether they were untouchable, old or poor, were their own people.

Who is Nobel peace prize winner Denis Mukwege?

Mukwege is an outspoken critic of the abuse of women during war who has described rape as "a weapon of mass destruction." His work has also been a of an acclaimed 2015 film titled: "The Man Who Mends Women."

Who is Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad?

Nadia Murad was named the UN's first Goodwill Ambassador for the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking.

Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad win Nobel Peace Prize 2018 for fighting sexual violence in war

Nobel Peace Prize 2018 winner: Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad have been awarded for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon in war.


WATCH: Nobel Peace Prize 2018 winner announcement

Nobel Peace Prize 2018 winner: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has chosen winners from among 331 candidates (216 individuals and 115 organisations) and this is the second highest number of candidates ever.

Nobel Peace Prize: How is it given, who all have won it?

Express Fact Check: A look at what work the Peace Prize honours, how it is awarded and some of the prominent winners of previous years.

Tamil Nadu BJP chief 'nominates' PM Modi for Nobel Peace Prize

The "path-breaking initiative" of the "visionary" Prime Minister, launched Sunday, will transform the lives of millions of people, especially the underprivileged and vulnerable, the BJP Chief's press release said.

Trump can have Nobel Peace Prize: South Korea president Moon Jae-in

Trump's war of words with Kim last year sparked global fears of another conflict on the peninsula. Trump warned of "fire and fury" against the nuclear-armed North and traded insults with Kim, branding him "Rocket Man" while Kim called Trump a "dotard".

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Malala, Satyarthi receive their Nobel Peace Prizes in Oslo

Malala became by far the youngest laureate, widely praised for her global campaigning since she was shot in the head in 2012.

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Meet the activists fighting sexual violence who received the Nobel Peace Prize

Nadia Murad, a survivor of sexual violence by the Islamic State, and Dr Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war.