Today the Nobel Committee announced Liu Xiaobo (劉曉波) the winner of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, “for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China.” A writer and former literature professor at Beijing Normal University, Mr. Liu is the first resident of mainland China to become a Nobel Laureate. He is also only the third to receive the award while being imprisoned. You can learn more about Liu Xiabo here and here.
Liu Xiaobo is Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
October 8, 2010