Hanna Newcombe


Hanna Newcombe (née Hammerschlag) born Prague, Czechoslovakia February 5, 1922 (d. 2011). Quaker; chemist; educator. Founded the Canadian Peace Research Institute, 1961; Canadian delegate to UN, 1982; awarded Pearson Medal of Peace, 1997.


"I believe in nonviolence under most conditions but I can think of exceptions. . . humanitarian intervention—the 'Responsibility to Protect.'"(photo http://bit.ly/kfOdAW)