Nobel Peace prize given to Liu Xiaobo, Chinese human rights activist

8th October 2010, Comments 0 comments

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Liu Xiaobo, a Chinese human rights activist “for his long and long-standing non-violent defense of human rights”. The former university professor was sentenced to 11 years in prison in December 2009 for “inciting subversion of state power”. In the press conference following the announcement, Committee chairman Thorbjorn ...

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