Nobel Peace Prize Given to Chinese Human Rights Activist but the question remains are there human rights in China?
By meghna at 8 October, 2010, 8:51 pm
Liu Xiaobo, a Chinese Rights Activist was awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. The decision was applauded all around the world except in China, where Liu is serving an 11 year sentence for inciting subversion of state power.
About Liu Xiaobo :-
• He is a prolific writer, scholar and pro-democracy essayist.
• He was jailed for 21 months in 1989 due to his participation in the Tiananmen Square protests calling for the reform of China’s one-party Communist system.
By meghna at 2 February, 2010, 10:36 pm
The prospective meeting of two Nobel peace prize laureate has threatened the China’s peace of mind. Where the meeting of US president Obama and Dalai Lama has brought a ray of hope for Tibetians, the Chinese have taken it as a sign of interference. U.S. has been warned that their association with the Buddhist monk would “seriously undermine the political foundation of Sino-US relations” and “it will certainly threaten trust and cooperation between China and the United States”.