Saturday, October 9, 2010

Chinese Human Rights Campaigner Wins Peace Prize



VOAVideo: Chinese Human Rights Campaigner Wins Peace Prize

Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize what the Nobel Committee called "his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China." The Norwegian committee said it has long believed there is a close connection between human rights and peace. Jennifer Glasse reports on the announcement and the reaction.

VOANews: Relatives: Nobel Winner Liu's Wife to Visit Him Sunday

Relatives say she can tell him he just won Nobel Peace Prize for advocacy of democratic reforms in China

VOANews: Jailed Chinese Activist Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Liu Xiaobo was sentenced last December to 11 years in prison for 'inciting subversion of state power'

VOANews: China Outraged Over Nobel Peace Prize Selection

Statement on Foreign Ministry's website calls award 'obscenity' that goes against aims of award

VOANews: Three Questions: China and the Nobel Peace Prize

Awarding a jailed Chinese dissident the Nobel Peace Prize pressures the Beijing government in a very public way

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