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Tienchi Liao: An empty chair for Liu xiaobo on the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony

liu-xiaobo-nobel-prizeTo Chair Woman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee
Mrs. Kaci Kullmann

Former Chairman
Mr. Thorbjorn Jagland

Dear Mrs. Kullmann,
Dear Mr. Jagland,

The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mr. Liu Xiaobo is still kept in prison in China, he is serving his 11 years imprisonment and will not be released till 2020. Continue reading

Champion of Human Rights in China Leaves a Tarnished Legacy

Harry Wu at the United States Capitol in 2010

Harry Wu at the United States Capitol in 2010. Credit Mandel Ngan/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

WASHINGTON — Harry Wu, who spent 19 years in Chinese labor camps, was a familiar figure on Capitol Hill, delivering searing broadsides against China’s authoritarian government that drew admiration from American politicians condemning the country’s human rights abuses. Continue reading