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Nobel winner Yousafzai to get Canada citizenship

By Sat, Oct 11, 2014 10:41AM UTC 0 Comment

Canada will bestow honorary citizenship on Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani education activist who was awarded this year's Nobel Peace prize....

Obama applauds Yousafzai, Satyarthi for Nobel win

By Sat, Oct 11, 2014 10:29AM UTC 0 Comment

President Barack Obama says the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to children's rights activists is a victory for everyone who strives to uphold human dignity....

Malala to Taliban: ‘I’m never going to give up’

By Fri, Oct 11, 2013 2:14PM UTC 0 Comment

NEW YORK (AP) — A defiant 16-year-old Pakistani girl whose advocacy for education made her the target of a Taliban assassination attempt a year ago told an audience in New York on Thursday she one day hopes to become her country’s prime minister. Malala Yousafzai made her comments in an interview with CNN’s chief international...

Court: 11 years for jailed Nobel winner’s relative

By Sun, Jun 09, 2013 1:02PM UTC 0 Comment

HUAIROU, China (AP) — A court sentenced the brother-in-law of China’s imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo to 11 years in prison Sunday — an unusually harsh punishment for a business dispute that the activist’s wife immediately decried as a warning to the whole family. The court in suburban Beijing issued the sentence in...

China jails Nobel winner’s relative

By Sat, Mar 30, 2013 7:02PM UTC 0 Comment

BEIJING (AP) — Police have arrested the brother-in-law of China’s jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo on fraud charges in what the family said is the latest act of official retaliation. Beijing police detained Liu Hui on Jan. 31, just before the Lunar New Year and a planned family reunion, and formally charged him...