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Abe snubs head of Nobel-winning no-nukes group

Jan 15, 2018

Abe snubs head of Nobel-winning no-nukes group

The leader of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which won last year's Nobel Peace Prize, has been denied a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the nongovernmental organization Peace Boat said Monday. ICAN has asked the Japanese government twice since late December to ...

ICAN leader Beatrice Fihn makes first visit to Nagasaki

Jan 13, 2018

ICAN leader Beatrice Fihn makes first visit to Nagasaki

Beatrice Fihn, leader of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), which won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, laid flowers Saturday at the ground zero monument in Nagasaki Peace Park. Afterward, Fihn visited the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum, which she said made her realize ...

Nobel Peace Prize is also for hibakusha: ICAN chief

Oct 7, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize is also for hibakusha: ICAN chief

This year's Nobel Peace Prize is not only for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons but also for the hibakusha — the survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki — ICAN chief Beatrice Fihn said. "This is their prize as well," ...