Founder and editor-in-chief of controversial worldwide non-profit whistleblower organization WikiLeaks Julian Assange has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Bradley Manning, Wael Ghonim (Egyptian Internet Activist), Israa Abdel Fattah (Egypt Youth Movement/ Also known as Facebook girl) and Lina Ben Mhenni (Tunisia Blogger) are also nominated with Assange for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Julian Assange already has many awards to his name:
- Amnesty International UK Media Award (New Media) 
- Sam Adams Award 
- Sydney Peace Foundation Gold Medal 
- Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism