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  1. Dissident upbeat on China after Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... upbeat about the future of China, he said in an interview after the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony which honoured jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo. Yang said Chinese were more aware of their rights ... with the influence of Charter 08, would empower and galvanise the mainland's fledgling rights movement. And although Beijing's immediate reaction to the Nobel Prize was to crack down harder, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734464/dissident-upbeat-china-after-nobel-peace-prize
  2. Dissident upbeat on China after Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... upbeat about the future of China, he said in an interview after the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony which honoured jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo. Yang said Chinese were more aware of their rights ... with the influence of Charter 08, would empower and galvanise the mainland's fledgling rights movement. And although Beijing's immediate reaction to the Nobel Prize was to crack down harder, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/734475/dissident-upbeat-china-after-nobel-peace-prize
  3. China and the Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Sep 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Writer What? What happened? China has told the Norwegian Nobel Committee not to give this year's peace prize to Liu Xiaobo, a jailed dissident. The Foreign Ministry denied ... rights and an end to Communist party rule. When? When will the announcement be made? This year's winner of the Nobel Peace Prize will be announced on October 8. Where? Where is Liu now? ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726147/china-and-nobel-peace-prize
  4. One in a line of Chinese activists nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Liu Xiaobo has become only the second Chinese to win the Nobel Peace Prize, but many others have been nominated before him during the nation's long struggle ... foundation as candidates for Nobel Peace Prize nomination. Gao Yaojie, an 83-year-old grass-roots doctor who had for years offered the public basic knowledge about how to prevent Aids, was one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726921/one-line-chinese-activists-nominated-nobel-peace-prize
  5. Nobel Prize winner is a true patriot

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am very happy that imprisoned human rights activist Liu Xiaobo received this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The committee cited his 'long and non-violent struggle for fundamental ... that the prize went to Liu. China is an emerging world power, but human rights conditions are far from ideal. I hope Liu will soon be released and China will improve its human rights record. Ng Wing, Tin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/729201/nobel-prize-winner-true-patriot
  6. Anger over one nominee, pride for another Nobel Prize winner

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... prize this year has prompted criticism from Beijing and tighter control of his family on the eve of the award's announcement. Hu Jia, a frontrunner for this year's Nobel Peace Prize ... by the country's judicial apparatus. 'The Nobel Peace Prize should be awarded to people who really contribute to promoting world peace. If they wanted to find a Chinese person, I believe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655629/anger-over-one-nominee-pride-another-nobel-prize-winner
  7. Beijing's Nobel fears may come true, sooner or later

    Posted Oct 04th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Every year, about this time, China's leaders nervously await the announcement from Oslo of the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Last year, Chinese officials were ... he 'was sentenced to jail by Chinese judicial authorities for violating Chinese law, and I think his acts are in complete contradiction to the Nobel Peace Prize'. If the committee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/726517/beijings-nobel-fears-may-come-true-sooner-or-later
  8. Bid to stop activists attending Nobel award

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu Dozens of supporters of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo remain under tight surveillance, dissidents and rights groups say. Many dissidents and activists say their movements are being tightly controlled so they can't travel to Oslo to attend the Nobel Prize ceremony on December 10 in support of Liu. Some are under house arrest and had their phone lines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/728942/bid-stop-activists-attending-nobel-award
  9. Liu supporters in Oslo rally on eve of Nobel ceremony

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Jian, chairman of the rights group China Democratic Front; and Perry Link, a renowned US sinologist. 'The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo had a big impact on China,' ... to a man it considers a criminal. The head of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, Thorbjoern Jagland, insisted yesterday that this year's choice of peace prize winner was not against Beijing. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732901/liu-supporters-oslo-rally-eve-nobel-ceremony
  10. Empty Nobel seat sends strong message

    Posted Dec 09th 2010, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu When the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony takes place tomorrow in Oslo, Norway, among all the pomp and circumstance, there is going to be an empty seat on the stage where the laureate, ... in October, and authorities barred his two brothers from collecting it on his behalf. The Nobel Committee's guidelines say only the winner or close relatives may collect the prize. Professor Geir ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/732818/empty-nobel-seat-sends-strong-message

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