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Guardian 1/12/2011 5:31:02 AM
Chinese human rights activists who were held under effective house arrest for more than two months in the government crackdown over the Nobel peace prize have praised the decision to honour the jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo.
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Guardian Chinese activists praise Liu Xiaobo's Nobel prize despite crackdown

1/12/2011 5:31:02 AM GMT
Chinese human rights activists who were held under effective house arrest for more than two months in the government crackdown over the Nobel peace prize have praised the decision to honour the jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo.

Telegraph China continues to block family from visiting imprisoned Nobel laureate

12/17/2010 4:35:01 AM GMT
China is continuing to block family prison visits to the Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo and is keeping his wife under house arrest in Beijing, a human rights group has said.

AP Family: China denies prison visits to Nobel winner

12/16/2010 9:16:04 PM GMT
The Chinese prison where Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo is held has suspended visits by his family members and his wife remains under house arrest, a week after the award ceremony, a human rights group said Friday.

Guardian Do supporters of Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo really know what he stands for?

12/15/2010 3:00:00 AM GMT
In recent weeks, Nobel prizewinner Liu Xiaobo's politics have been reduced to a story of a heroic individual who upholds human rights and democracy. His views are largely omitted to avoid a discussion about them, resulting in a one-sided debate. Within three weeks, in Hong Kong, for example, more than 500 articles were published about Liu, of which only 10 were critical of the man or peace prize.

Guardian China's fury over the Nobel showed weakness, not strength

12/12/2010 7:51:00 AM GMT
The ceremony on Friday night was exemplary. The chair of the Nobel judges, Thorbjorn Jagland, left the prize on the empty chair that should have been occupied by the imprisoned human rights activist Liu Xiaobo, had the Chinese authorities allowed him – or his wife – to travel to Norway to accept it. An audience including some of the world's most august people offered a standing ovation. There was a haunting violin recital of Chinese music.

AP Philippines skipped Nobel over China death verdict

12/11/2010 6:16:05 PM GMT
President Benigno Aquino III says the Philippines did not send a representative to the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony honoring a jailed Chinese dissident because of his efforts to spare Filipinos on death row in China.

AFP Nobel Peace Prize 'a bid to embarrass China': media

12/10/2010 11:05:04 PM GMT
China's state media lashed out at the Nobel Peace Prize committee for the "political farce" of recognising Liu Xiaobo, after an empty chair stood in for the jailed dissident in Oslo.

Washington Post Jailed Chinese dissident Liu is honored with Nobel in absentia

12/10/2010 9:00:00 PM GMT
OSLO - The blue-and-white upholstered chair reserved for him was empty. His words were spoken not in his own voice but by the Norwegian actress and movie director Liv Ullmann.

WSJ Empty Chair Emphasizes Nobel Schism

12/10/2010 6:26:02 PM GMT
An empty chair on an Oslo stage was at the centre of a global schism over China's human-rights record in a ceremony to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.

AP China censors Nobel ceremony honoring dissident

12/10/2010 6:06:02 PM GMT
China repeated its claim Saturday that the world is meddling in its affairs after the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded in absentia to imprisoned democracy activist Liu Xiaobo. The ceremony was censored in China, which has seen a clampdown on dissidents and some news websites blocked in recent days.

Guardian A chair and a photo stand in for Liu Xiaobo at Nobel peace prize ceremony

12/10/2010 3:33:01 PM GMT
It was not a special chair. Like the six others next to it on the dais in the cavernous central assembly room of Oslo's city hall, its frame was of plain varnished hardwood and its fabric of powder blue, white cross-stitches picking out a delicate pattern of flowers and stars and, across the back, three swans flying against a snowy sky.

Guardian 'Prejudice and lies will not stand' says Beijing, still furious over Liu Xiaobo's Nobel peace prize

12/10/2010 1:00:04 PM GMT
China reacted furiously to the honouring of jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo today, increasing pressure on sympathisers and denouncing "prejudice and lies" as Barack Obama called for the Nobel peace laureate to be released.

Xinhua Overseas Chinese in Norway protest against Nobel Committee's wrong decision

12/10/2010 1:00:00 PM GMT
More than 200 overseas Chinese in Norway demonstrated here on Friday to protest against the Nobel Committee's decision to confer this year's Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo, a convicted Chinese criminal.

BBC China anger at Liu Nobel 'farce'

12/10/2010 11:38:05 AM GMT
China describes the awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo as a "political farce".

Guardian As Nobel peace prize is given to Liu Xiaobo, what will its effect be?

12/10/2010 11:08:02 AM GMT
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