Politics of the Prize

China’s condemnation of the Nobel Peace Prize claims that the Nobel Prize for Liu is a ’blasphemy’ and an ’insult’ to the Chinese people and is an imposition of Western values on China.

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Nyima Tsering’s Tears

“How can I not return? Our home is there. If we all leave, to whom will Tibet be left?” … Later while Norway — the symbol of the free world — was gradually left behind, two streams of tears silently ran down Nyima Tsering’s bony cheeks.

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