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The empty chair with the medal and diploma of the laureate for the Nobel Peace Laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo is seen at the city hall in Oslo on December 10, 2010.
Friday, Dec. 10, 2010

Open quoteLiu has only exercised his civil rights. He has not done anything wrong. He must be released.Close quote

  • the head of the Nobel Committee, at the ceremony to award Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo the Nobel Peace Prize; as Liu is jailed in China, an empty chair stood where he would have been seated
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