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A Growing Movement to Support Liu Xiaobo

Jared Genser | Posted 02.06.2013 | World
Jared Genser

As we remember the 2010 Nobel Prize ceremony and the now iconic empty chair highlighting the Laureate's absence, we must continue to grow our diverse and coordinated international coalition to demand the immediate release of Liu Xiaobo.

Free Liu Xiaobo

Jared Genser | Posted 12.08.2012 | World
Jared Genser

Two years ago today, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the imprisoned Chinese intellectual and democracy activist Dr. Liu Xiaobo. As we mark this anniversary, the international community must address the ongoing repression of rights in China.

Nobel Peace Ceremony Honors Absent Chinese Dissident

AP | BJOERN H. AMLAND and MATTI HUUHTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway — With a large portrait of a smiling Liu Xiaobo hanging front and center, the chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee crossed the...

Liu Xiaobo Nobel Peace Prize May Not Be Handed Out

AP | BJOERN H. AMLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway — The Nobel Peace Prize may not be handed out this year because China is not likely to let anyone from imprisoned award-winner Liu ...

China Snatches Woman In Middle Of Night Over Tweet

Newser | Mary Papenfuss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A young Chinese woman who tweeted that she planned to march with a banner honoring imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiabo has been busted by po...

Contender for Nobel prize is in Chinese prison

AP | CARA ANNA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — When the police came for Liu Xiaobo on a December night nearly two years ago, they didn't tell the dissident author why he was being t...

Human Rights Is Big Winner in Nobel Peace Prize Selection

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thor Halvorssen

In the past few years as the Nobel has gone to environmentalists, political activists, and public office holders, it is refreshing, encouraging, and about time that the prize once again has gone to a human rights advocate.

Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Liu Xiaobo: A Quick Q & A With French Sinologist Jean-Philippe Béja

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

A day before the Nobel Peace Prize was handed out, I put some questions about the odds-on favorite for the award to Jean-Philippe Béja.

Liu Xiaobo's Peace Prize: A Victory for Tibet

Matt Browner Hamlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matt Browner Hamlin

I can't think of anyone more deserving of the Nobel Peace Prize than Liu Xiaobo, a courageous man whose belief in democracy and freedom has the power to shake one of the largest countries in the world to its core.