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This list of peace activists includes people who proactively advocate diplomatic, non-military resolution of political disputes, usually through nonviolent means. A peace activist is an activist of the peace movement.
Pregnant mother-of-four Kimberly Rivera has been sentenced to ten months in prison for desertion after she refused a second tour of military duty in Iraq. She had fled with her family to Canada, where she applied for refugee status, but was eventu...
Protesters from the American-based Code Pink peace group were prevented from entering Pakistan's tribal region to demonstrate against US drone strikes there. They were part of a convoy led by Pakistani politician Imran Khan. Reza Sayah reports.
For Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Nobel Peace Prize announcement comes as she wraps up her re-election campaign. Voters in Liberia head to the polls on Tuesday. The other Liberian Nobel-winner, Leymah Gbowee, is the founder of the ...
A president, a women's rights campaigner, and a peace activist, all women, were named winners of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize. The three women from the developing world, Liberia's President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Yemeni women's rights activist Tawa...