PAC 137 – The Nobel Prize, a Commitment against Islamism The Tunisian Quartet, Nobel Peace Prize Winner 2015

By Josepha Laroche. Translation: Lea Sharkey

The Nobel Committee, reunited in Oslo, awarded this year (on October 9, 2015) the Nobel Peace Prize to the quartet who has been leading the « national dialogue » in Tunisia for more than two years. The committee pays here a tribute to « its decisive contribution in the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the ‘Jasmine Revolution’ of 2011 » This group is formed of four civil organisations…

PAC 93 – The Nobel Diplomacy as a Symbolic Interventionism The Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to the OPCW (Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons)

By Josepha Laroche
Translation: Frédéric Ocrisse-Aka
Passage au crible n°93
While for several weeks, all international media were expecting the young Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai to be the next recipient, it is finally the OPCW that received…

PAC 31 – The Radicalism of the Nobel Diplomacy The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo

By Josepha Laroche
Translation: Davina Durgana
Passage au crible n°31
This past 10th of December, during the award ceremony of the Nobel Peace Prize, the winner – Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo – was absent because he is currently in his country serving a prison sentence of eleven years…