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A protester holds a poster of one of China's best known dissidents Liu Xiaobo, outside the Chinese liaison office, during a protest in Hong Kong urging for Liu's release January 25, 2010.
Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2010

Open quoteChina has come with warnings before, but they have no influence on the committee's work.Close quote

  • GEIR LUNDESTAD,
  • director of the Nobel Institute, on the attempt of Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Fu Ying to dissuade him from awarding the Peace Prize to a Chinese dissident, saying it would affect relations between Oslo and Beijing
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