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Adolfo Pérez Esquivel

In 1980 Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, human rights activist and proponent of nonviolence, became both the second Argentinean and Latin American to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Starting in the ...

Nobel Peace Prize

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A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (5 ed.)

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... UK 1977 Amnesty International 1978 Menachem Begin ( b. 1913 ; d. 1992 ) Israel Mohammad Anwar al- Sadat ( b. 1918 ; d. 1981 ) Egypt 1979 Mother Teresa ( b. 1910 ; d. 1997 ) India 1980 Adolfo Peréz Esquivel ( b. 1931 ) Argentina 1981 UN High Commission for Refugees 1982 Alfonso Garcia Robles ( b. 1911 ; d. 1991 ) Mexico Alva Myrdal ( b. 1902 ; d. 1986 ) Sweden 1983 Lech Walesa ( b. 1943 ) Poland 1984...


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The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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...the continent by Servicio de la Paz y Justicia (SERPAJ). Certain figures symbolized this flowering of nonviolence: the martyrs Archbishop Oscar Romero and the environmentalist Chico Mendes ; and three Nobel Peace laureates, Oscar Arias , Rigoberta Menchu , and Adolfo Perez Esquivel . Nonviolence is supported by training and research programs. One line of inquiry, into disciplined nonviolence as a means to resist military conquest, began with the British Commander Sir Stephen King‐Hall in the late 1950s. The theory of civilian‐based defense emerging...