Jailed Chinese political activist Liu Xiaobo, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, is appealing his conviction for subversion, his lawyer said.
A Chinese academic and supporter of Bo Xilai set up a political party to push the ruling Communist Party to obey the country’s constitution, and made the ousted Politburo member its chairman.
Norway needs to make the first move and pledge to not cross “red policy lines” to solve the diplomatic freeze triggered by the Nobel Peace Prize three years ago, the Chinese ambassador said.
Two men greeted him at the police station as he was escorted in from the January cold. Peng Chengxian didn’t ask who they were. Each wore a light-colored jacket and carried a dark handbag.
Japan’s Prime Minister Naoto Kan said China should release Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo , risking a further rift as he seeks to repair bilateral ties damaged by a territorial dispute.
Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature, called for jailed Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo to be freed, hours after the Communist Party trumpeted his award as a sign of China’s growing influence.
Jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize for his struggle to promote human rights and democracy, an award that was denounced by authorities in Beijing.
Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou congratulated China’s Liu Xiaobo on winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
President Barack Obama called on the Chinese government to release jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo, who won the Nobel Peace Prize today for his struggle to promote human rights and democracy.
The wife of jailed Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has been placed under house arrest in Beijing, rights group Human Rights in China said in an emailed statement.