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After a nearly a decade of house arrest, freedom for Chinese activist

Liu Xia, one of China’s most prominent activists for democracy, has arrived in Germany after a protracted campaign for her release

Chinese group awards ‘peace prize’ ahead of Nobel ceremony

A Chinese group awarded its own "peace prize" on Thursday, just a day before the Nobel Committee was set to honour jailed China dissident Liu Xiaobo.

China awards its own ‘Nobel’

China has invented its answer to the Nobel Peace Prize, the "Confucius Peace Prize" and will bestow it a day before the Nobel.

China slams Nobel committee ‘clowns’ ahead of ceremony

China unleashed a fresh diatribe on Tuesday ahead of the ceremony honouring Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo.

China still smarting over Liu Nobel

China said it was difficult to maintain "friendly relations" with Norway, following the Nobel committee's decision to award the Peace Prize to

With Suu Kyi free, China’s Liu is only jailed laureate

China is now the only country to detain a Nobel Peace Prize laureate after Burma released Aung San Suu Kyi.

China asks Japan not to attend Nobel peace award

China has asked Japan not to attend a Nobel Peace Prize ceremony honouring Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.

Liu Xiaobo stands for war, not peace

Few, if any, African states have congratulated Liu Xiaobo, the 2010 winner of the Nobel peace prize.

Tutu, Havel urge China to free Nobel winner

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former Czech president Vaclav Havel joined forces in urging China to free jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo.

West fails to understand China

China's rise was never going to be entirely peaceful. But recent disputes have shown that the forces that drive China remain poorly understood.

China under fresh pressure over jailed Nobel laureate

China faced fresh criticism on Thursday over its angry reaction to dissident Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Prize.

US urges China to let Nobel winner’s wife move freely

The US embassy in Beijing urged China on Tuesday to lift any restrictions on the wife of jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo.

Will the ANC congratulate the latest Nobel winner?

Once SA was the kind of country whose leaders were awarded Nobel Peace Prizes. Now we side with governments who crack down on those who get them.

China media say dissident Nobel shows West’s fear

The Nobel Peace Prize for Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo showed the West cannot stomach the idea of China's rise, state media said on Monday.

Intellectuals held in China after Liu gets Nobel

More than 30 Chinese intellectuals have been detained or placed under house arrest in a crackdown to stifle celebration of the Nobel Peace Prize.

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