The Norwegian Nobel Committee has been heavily criticized for not following the will of Alfred Nobel, and for sometimes even awarding alleged war criminals. One such example is Henry Kissinger, who is this year invited as an honored guest by the Norwegian Nobel Committee and the University of Oslo. The Nobel Peace Prize Watch and a number of co-signatories now call for prosecutorial action by Norway. Read more about the controversy regaring Kissinger’s prize in Time and the request for summons on nobelwill.org. Earlier, the antiwar group CodePink has attempted to perform a citizen’s arrest on Kissinger.
Read the article Human rights absence from reform package in Jakarta Post, which reminds about the murder of rights activist Munir Said Thalib (see also Garuda’s Deadly Upgrade).