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Nobel laureates campaign to free China’s Liu

Five Nobel Peace Prize winners have launched a campaign to free last year’s laureate, jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, saying they feared the world will forget that he is still imprisoned. Ahead of Saturday’s ceremony for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, past laureates and human rights groups announced a committee…

Nobel laureate: ‘We will sit down,’ if Israeli forces board aid ship

An Irish aid boat steaming towards Gaza still plans to break the Israeli blockade, a Nobel Peace Prize winners who is on board vowed today, saying its passengers and crew “are not afraid”. However, “Irish Nobel Peace Prize laureate Máiread Corrigan-Maguire, who was on the ship with other activists, said…