- Published on Thursday, 26 January 2012 09:43
Trident Ploughshares founder Angie Zelter has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. This was recognised in a motion submitted in the Scottish Parliament by Bill Kidd MSP.
Motion S4M-01823 reads:
"That the Parliament congratulates Angie Zelter, founder member of the anti-nuclear weapons campaign group, Trident Ploughshares, on being nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Mairead McGuire, who won the award in 1976, and notes Ms Zelter's 30 years of peace activism, which is seen as inspirational and empowering in Scotland and around the world and which included, in 1999, being acquitted of damage to a Trident research barge in Loch Goil on the basis of what is considered the illegality of the UK's nclear weapons under international law."