Nobel Ire Increases in China

Jeremy Page The Wall Street Journal 12/9/2010

BEIJING—China blocked access to several foreign media outlets, intensified a crackdown on political activists, and fired a fresh salvo of criticism at the U.S. on the eve of a ceremony Friday marking the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo, a jailed Chinese dissident.

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Jailed Chinese Nobel laureate meets with wife

By DPA, IANS 10/10/10

BEIJING – The wife of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo met her husband Sunday and reportedly told him of his award, a rights group said.

Liu Xia met her husband after being taken to Jinzhou in China’s northeast where Li Xiaobo is imprisoned, Hong Kong media reported, citing […]