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To Norwegian Nobel Committee

Henrik Ibsens gate 51


0255 Oslo, NORWAY

"To the person who shall have done the


most or the best work for fraternity
between nations, the abolition or
reduction of standing armies and for the
holding and promotion of peace
congresses."
Alfred Nobel

The blame is of white,


blond and blue eyes people
If they want war, I also
know how to fight
Luiz Incio Lula da Silva

Honorable Members of the Nobel Committee,


Mrs. Kaci Kullmann Five
Mrs. Berit Reiss-Andersen
Mrs. Inger-Marie Ytterhorn
Mr. Thorbjrn Jagland
Mr. Henrik Syse

Brazil do wishes to win a Nobel Prize, but that this


comes by right ways of merit, unplugged of political
interference and economic interests.
The nomination of Mr. Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is
completely misaligned these guidelines.
The current Brazilian government embitters a strong unpopularity to Mrs. Dilma
Roussef government. Recent opinion polls indicate more than 60% rejection (Bad /
poorly), and only 10% of approval (Good/Great) for the successor indicated by Lula.
This makes inevitable the inference that the award is being chased by smaller
purposes than those devised by Mr. Alfred Nobel.
Recent years in Brazil, sections of the media with progovernment aspect have been constantly reporting the
existence of Mr. Lulas nomination to the Nobel Peace

Prize. Considering the secrecy clause involving the nomination, and the 50-years
rule, arouses suspicion and causes discomfort the massive, repeated and constant
campaign of disclosure about a subject that should be discreet.
The fact is Mr. Lula does not have a biography adherent to the requirements set out
by Mr. Alfred Nobel.
"To the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between
nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and
promotion of peace congresses."
In a year which Charlie Hebdo and the Russian Novaya Gazeta opposition newspaper
are indicated, do not doth magnify a candidate coated with the appearance of an
officialism strongly questioned by damning suspicions of electoral and budgetary
fraud.
On the other hand, serious, deep and detailed investigations of wide repercussion
cases as Petrolo and Mensalo frontally reach Mr. Lulas life. Petrolo is also under
investigation in the US Justice Department [ in the same lines of FIFA case ], and
recent reports indicate that this scandal definitely knocked on the front door of Mr.
Lulas [1] biography.
For these and other reasons, we, Brazilians and citizens of the world sign this
petition and we ask that this prestigious Committee honors the tradition established
by Mr. Alfred Nobel. That the award continues
granting the ones who have shown courage and
perseverance in the struggle for harmonious
integration of peoples and races. We ask you never
allow the honor of the Nobel Prize be used as a
political manipulation tool, and attempt to
electioneering advantage for perpetuation of power
projects.
Please reject Mr. Lulas nomination to the Nobel Peace Prize.
http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/nobel-undeserved-nobel-nao-merecido
[1] References
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-05-02/ex-president-s-relationship-withodebrecht-scrutinized-in-brazil
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2015-05-08/brazil-s-massive-corruptionscandal-has-bitterness-replacing-hope
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-10/brazilian-billionaire-companiessecured-state-bank-s-cheap-loans
In Portuguese:
http://www.economia.estadao.com.br/noticias/geral,bndes -e-bb-sao-os-maiores-credoresda-usina-de-etanol-de-amigo-de-lula,151815e
http://veja.abril.com.br/noticia/brasil/empresas -de-lula-receberam-r-453-milhoes-dacamargo-correa/

Committee members

Kaci Kullmann Five


b. 1951
Chair of the Nobel Committee.
Self-employed Advisor Public Affairs. Chairman of the Young Conservatives, 1977-79. Member of the
Storting, 1981-97. Cabinet Minister for Trade, Shipping and European Affairs, 1989-90. Chairman of the
Conservative Party, 1991-94.
Member of the Committee since 2003, reappointed for the period 2015-2020.

Berit Reiss-Andersen
b. 1954
Deputy chair of the Nobel Committee.
Lawyer in the law firm Reiss-Andersen & Co, President of the Norwegian Bar Association, 2008-2012. State
secretary in the Justice department 1996-97.
Member of the Committee since 2012, appointed for the period 2012-2017.

Inger-Marie Ytterhorn
b. 1941
Senior political adviser to the Progress Party's parliamentary group. Member of the Storting, 1989-93.

Member of the Election Law Ad hoc committee 1998-2001.


Member of the Committee since 2000, reappointed for the period 2012-2017.

Thorbjrn Jagland
b. 1950.
Secretary General Council of Europe.
President of the Storting, 2005-2009. Prime Minister 1996-1997, Foreign Minister 2000-2001. Member of
the Storting, 1993-2009.
Member of the Committee since 2009, reappointed for the period 2015-2020.

Henrik Syse
b. 1966
Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo.
Member of the Committee since 2015, appointed for the period 2015-2020.