Bringing the prospect of peace

Laureaat Freedom from Fear Award 1996

Shimon Peres Laureaat Freedom from Fear Award 1996

He emigrated to Palestine in 1934, made a career in the labor movement and in politics. He served in various cabinet positions and became Prime Minister in 1984 and after Premier Rabin's death in 1995. For bringing the prospect of peace to the Middle East through his determination to mobilize his people for peaceful coexistence with the Palestinians and to disarm the enemies who surround his country.