Every year these clowns disgrace themselves. It was bad enough giving Obama the award for doing nothing, but under the watch of the so-called Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons there were 1,400 people gassed in Syria recently. So of course the Nobel buffoons rewarded them for failure. Why not just give the award to Bashar Assad?
The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the watchdog responsible for preventing the use of chemical weapons.
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), is working to destroy Syria’s massive chemical weapons stockpile after a sarin gas strike in the suburbs of Damascus killed more than 1,400 people in August.
The $1.25 million prize will be presented in Oslo on December 10, the anniversary of the death of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, who founded the awards in his 1895 will.
The news will come as a disappointment to Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai and her supporters, as she was widely tipped to win.
The 16-year-old who moved to Birmingham after she was shot in the head by the Taliban for championing girls’ right to education.
A petition for Malala to be short-listed attracted more than half a million signatures from across the globe.
On Thursday, the teenager was awarded the European Union’s highest human rights honour, the Sakharov Award, whose previous recipients have included past Nobel prize winners the former South African president Nelson Mandela and Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi.
There’s a simple, one-word explanation why Malala didn’t win the award: Fear. The Taliban surely consider it a victory.