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Anti-nuclear weapon campaigner ICAN receives 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

Anti-nuclear weapon campaigner ICAN receives 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

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Berit Reiss-Andersen (L), chairperson of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, hands over the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to Beatrice Fihn (R), leader of ICAN, and Hirsoshima nuclear bombing survivor Setsuko Thurlow (C) during the award ceremony of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize at the city hall in Oslo, Norway, Dec 10, 2017. [Photo/VCG] OSLO - The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) received the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize at an awarding ceremony here Sunday, for its efforts to give new momentum to the process of abolishing nuclear weapons. At the ceremony held at the Oslo City Hall, ICAN chief Beatrice Fihn, and Setsuko Thurlow, a survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, received a medal and a diploma of the award. "ICAN is receiving th...