Paul Simon: What’s so hard about Peace?

Paul Simon: What’s so hard about Peace?

Paul Simon: What’s So Hard About Peace? The What’s so hard about Peace? series features Nobel Peace Prize winners being interviewed by some of the world’s most recognized artists. The series explores the lives, the difficult choices and the roads...
Nobel Laureates to Saudis: Stay the Executions

Nobel Laureates to Saudis: Stay the Executions

Mujtaba al-Sweika, a bright 18-year-old student in Saudi Arabia, was on his way to visit Western Michigan University in 2012 when he was arrested in the airport in Riyadh. He was one of 14, largely young men, arrested for taking part in a protest.Among his charges is...
The Refugee Crisis: Short and Long Term Solutions

The Refugee Crisis: Short and Long Term Solutions

The Refugee Crisis: Short and Long Term Solutions Ramos-Horta addresses solution to the 60 million refugees and internally displaced peoples in search of safety, shelter, a home and a future across the globe. read it on Huffington...
Obama: The Courage to Say “We Were Wrong”

Obama: The Courage to Say “We Were Wrong”

In November 2014, José Ramos-Horta and Archbishop Desmond Tutu co-authored a letter to President Obama urging the release the Senate report on the use of torture by the US. It was signed by 11 Nobel laureates and released to the press. The letter received...
East Timor becomes newest member nation of UN

East Timor becomes newest member nation of UN

East Timor becomes newest member nation of UN On September 27. 2002, East Timor was inducted into the UN as the newest member nation of the millenium. The country’s flag was raised for the first time at the UN headquarters in New York. Attending the ceremonies...