Nobel: 2 rival nations, 1 message of peace
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And in 1996, the committee awarded Timorese Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo and José Ramos-Horta, which many believe was critical in the peaceful cessation of East Timor from Indonesia in 2001. "Often the committee tries to bring people in conflict together ...
Full list of Nobel peace prize winners
Times of India
1996: Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo and Jose Ramos-Horta (East Timor) 1995: Joseph Rotblat (Britain) and the Pugwash movement 1994: Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres (Israel) and Yasser Arafat (PLO) 1993: Nelson Mandela and Frederik de Klerk (South Africa)
Previous winners of Nobel Peace Prize
1997 - International Campaign to Ban Landmines and Jody Williams (United States). 1996 - Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo and José Ramos-Horta (East Timor). 1995 – Joseph Rotblat (Britain) and Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (Canada).
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