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Submission + - Nobel Peace Prize officials under investigation (washingtonpost.com)

c0lo writes: On Saturday, Icelandic member of parliament Birgitta Jónsdóttir posted a nomination letter on her blog on behalf of the three-member parliamentary group The Movement, proposing suspected WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning as a candidate for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. Nobel Peace Prize nominations can be submitted by any member of a national assembly, among others.

The nomination comes on uncertain times for the Nobel Piece Prize, as its officials are facing a formal inquiry over accusations (brought by a Norwegian peace researcher) they have drifted away from the prize’s original selection criteria.
If the Stockholm County Administrative Board, which supervises foundations in Sweden’s capital, finds that prize founder Alfred Nobel’s will is not being honored, it has the authority to suspend award decisions going back three years – though that would be unlikely and unprecedented, said Mikael Wiman, a legal expert working for the county

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