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Liu Xiaobo Nobel Prize

Desmond Tutu Starts Change.org Petition To Release Nobel Winner

Posted 12.10.2012 | Impact

When Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his dedication to human rights in China, he and his wife were under house arrest. To this day, t...

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.

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 ...

Richard Nixon, Liu Xiaobo, Julian Assange and Us

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

What do Richard Nixon, Liu Xiaobo and Julian Assange have in common? As lawyers for WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Assange began preparing for a possible...

Liu Xiaobo's Poetry To Be Published In English

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

The first English-language collection of poetry written by 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo is set for publication. The collection, entitled "June Fourth Elegies," will be translated by the poet Jeffrey Yang.

Elijah's Empty Chair of Freedom in Oslo

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

Liu Xiaobo was unable to be in Oslo to collect his Nobel Peace Prize. He is just one year into an 11-year jail sentence for subversion because he penned an open letter calling for democratic reforms in China.

Giving Hope to China's Activists

Times Wang | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Times Wang

As Liu Xiaobo's Nobel prize ceremony takes place in Oslo on December 10, Human Rights day, it is uncertain whether this award will benefit Chinese activists.

Jailed Nobel Winner's Poetry Coming To US Next Year

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Poetry by imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo (lee-OO' show-BOH') is coming out in the U.S. Graywolf Press announced Thur...

Why Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Prize Matters to Tibet

Kate Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kate Saunders

A new generation of Tibetan intellectuals, writers and bloggers share their concerns about political repression and state control, representing a more complex challenge to the Chinese Communist Party.

19 Countries To Miss Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony

AP | BJOERN H. AMLAND and ANITA CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway — China and 18 other countries have declined to attend this year's Nobel Peace Prize ceremony honoring imprisoned Chinese dissident...

China's Bullying of the Nobel Committee Is a Betrayal of its own Citizens

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

When the Nobel Peace Prize is presented next week, the stage will be empty and echoing. The winner -- Liu Xiaobo -- will be 5,000 miles away, in a filthy cell, alone, for the crime of trying to defend his fellow Chinese citizens.

No Profile in Courage at UN

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ken Blackwell

We need to look very carefully at what Americans are being forced to subsidize at the UN. It does not make sense for our State Department to issue human rights reports and religious freedom reports, and then go ahead and fund some of the biggest abusers of human rights and religious freedom.

Liu Xiaobo: Prisoner of Consciousness?

Michael Standaert | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Standaert

In the last few days, I've been asking some of my 20-something Chinese friends a simple question: Had they ever heard of Liu Xiaobo before October 8th?

Wife: China's Jailed Nobel Winner Gets Better Food

AP | TINI TRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — The wife of the imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo said Tuesday she hopes to travel to Norway to collect the Nobel Peace Prize on...

By Awarding Liu Xiaobo the Peace Prize, the Nobel Committee Has Challenged a Dangerous Assumption

Fang Li-Zhi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Fang Li-Zhi

Liu Xiaobo's own experience over the last 20 years ought to be enough evidence on its own to finally demolish any idea that democracy will automatically emerge as a result of growing prosperity.

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.

Liu Xiaobo, 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Speaks Of Humanitarian Ideals In 2008 (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Liu Xiaobo may be riding a wave of international interest after winning the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, but the pacifist ideals for which the Ch...

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.

2010 Nobel Peace Prize Winner

AP | CHARLES HUTZLER and KARL RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China has long wanted a Nobel prize. Now that it has one, its leaders are furious. The Nobel committee awarded its peace prize to impr...