Jagland ber for Liu Xiaobo på Twitter
Den kinesiske dissidenten Liu Xiaobo mottok Nobels fredspris i 2010, da Thorbjørn Jagland var leder i Nobelkomiteen. Tildelingen førte til at det politiske forholdet mellom Norge og Kina ble iskaldt. Kina-ekspert Stein Tønnesson ved ...
HIllary Clinton Talks Cuba On Bush And Rubio's Turf, Calls For End To Embargo
“China began its economic opening in 1979; today it remains a one-party state, where the human rights activist Liu Xiaobo, the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner, remains in prison, along with other dissidents. Calls for political pluralism are silenced ...
The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy, by Daniel Bell
Times Higher Education
Here is a puzzle: he must know that any Chinese in China who published the previous paragraph would promptly join Liu Xiaobo behind bars. Jonathan Mirsky was formerly associate professor of Chinese, history and comparative literature at Dartmouth ...
Why China goes to Europe
Brookings Institution (blog)
After the Nobel Peace Prize committee's decision to award the prize to Liu Xiaobo in 2010, China also sought to punish Norway, even though the committee is clearly independent of the Norwegian government (and the country is not a member of the EU).