Nobel Peace Prize under China’s pressure

“Jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been named the winner of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.”

BBC News Full Article.

Liu Xiaobo was a key leader in the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989. Last year he received an 11-year sentence for “inciting subversion” after drafting Charter 08 – which called for multi-party democracy and respect for human rights in China. The article also highlights that the Chinese regime has warned that the awarding of the prize could damage China-Norway relations, providing evidence as to how unwilling the CCP are at tackling it’s human rights issues.