A Prize for Lies

When the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Peter Handke in 2019, The Intercept played a key role in exposing his denial of the genocide in Bosnia. This collection contains all the articles written by Peter Maass.

The King of Sweden Gives Peter Handke a Disgraceful Nobel Prize

Protesters gathered in central Stockholm to bear witness to the endorsement of genocide denialism by the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Nobel Winner Peter Handke Compared My Questions About Genocide in Bosnia to a “Calligraphy of Shit”

At a press conference, Peter Handke refused to answer my questions about the Bosnian genocide, saying they were “empty” and “ignorant.”

VoicesThe Nobel Prize, a Rape Camp in Bosnia, and Peter Handke

When Peter Handke visited Bosnia in 1998, he stayed at a horrifying landmark: a hotel used by Serbs during the war as a rape camp.

VoicesStockholm Syndrome: The Nobel Prize Organization Is Now Fully Engaged in the Business of Genocide Denial

The Swedish Academy, which chose Peter Handke for the Nobel literature prize, issued a letter casting his Bosnia war books as reasonable.

Peter Handke Won the Nobel Prize After Two Jurors Fell for a Conspiracy Theory About the Bosnia War

The Nobel jurors relied on two books that defend Handke by citing a theory that the Serb genocide of Muslims was a myth created by a PR firm.