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China’s Burden of Shame

Today's Nobel Peace Prize announcement is a reminder that the Chinese people will never earn the full respect of the world until their government respects them first. More

Liu Xiaobo Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Imprisoned Chinese writer Liu Xiaobo and former Independent Chinese PEN Center board has won the Nobel Peace Prize “for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in… More

Chinese Nobel winner a ceaseless campaigner

China's most prominent dissident Liu Xiaobo has been a thorn in the government's side since 1989 when he joined student protesters on a hunger strike days before the army… More

Dissident wins Nobel prize

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2010 has been awarded to jailed Chinese writer Liu Xiaobo, the Oslo-based Nobel committee said today in a statement. More

Chinese dissident tipped for Nobel Peace Prize

BEIJING—China might well be poised to have its first-ever Nobel Peace Prize winner this week—if bookies are to be believed—an outcome that would make history, give a huge boost… More

Don DeLillo wins PEN/Saul Bellow award

The “combination of terror and comedy and sheer song” in his writing means that “everyone wants to give Don DeLillo an award”, according to Philip Roth and his fellow… More