Nobel winners announced after record Peace Prize nominations
His incarceration isnÂ't necessarily a barrier: in 2010 the Nobel Peace Prize went to Liu Xiaobo, a Chinese human rights activist, who was then in prison in China. An empty chair was placed on the stage to symbolize his presence. A Peace Prize win for ...
China Postpones Activist's Subversion Trial, Wife Still Missing
Radio Free Asia
Jailed Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo is currently serving a 13-year sentence for "incitement to subvert state power." Reported by Xin Lin for RFA's Mandarin Service, and by Hai Nan for the Cantonese Service. Translated and written in English by ...
China sentences activist lawyer to 12 years on fraud charges
By comparison, Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, identified by the party as an existential threat to its rule, is serving an 11-year sentence for subversion. "The harsh sentence against Xia Lin sends the sternest warning yet to the community of ...
Two Chinese Scientists Become the First to Win China's 'Nobel Prize'
... Chairman Mao Zedong's regime during the Cultural Revolution. Before her, Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, however, Liu was unable to travel to Sweden to accept the award because he was imprisoned in 2009.