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Japan's Nobel defenders of world peace

By Cai Hong ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-09-23 08:02:47

Many in Japan are waiting anxiously for Oct 10, the day the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner will be unveiled.

This is because on April 9, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced that the Japanese people seeking to conserve Article 9 of Japan's Constitution had succeeded in registering themselves as contenders for this year's Nobel Peace Prize.

This clause, which renounces Japan's right to go to war and use force to settle international disputes, makes the country's Constitution unique.

Japan's Nobel defenders of world peace

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