china’s nobel

Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, October 8, 2010
Liu Xiaobo, an irrepressible, chain-smoking Chinese dissident imprisoned last year for subversion, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for helping to spearhead a campaign for more freedom in China.

In a statement, the Nobel committee said Liu, 54, deserved the prize “for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China.” Liu joins German pacifist Carl von Ossietzky, who was awarded the prize in 1935 while he was jailed by the Nazis, as the only two to win the prize while in

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