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A protester holds a portrait of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo during a rally against Chinese government in Tokyo, Japan, Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010.
Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010

Open quoteThe Nobel Committee has addressed the situation in Nazi Germany, the U.S.S.R., South Africa, Myanmar and Iran. It could not make an exception for China.Close quote

  • the secretary of the Nobel Committee, on the decision to award this year's Peace Prize to jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo
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