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China’s Nobel, by Minxin Pei, for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Beijing reacted negatively to the news that Liu Xiaobo, an imprisoned Chinese dissident and democracy advocate, won this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent struggle for human rights. While China has been credited for lifting millions of people out of poverty with the country’s economic rise, critics often contend that the government still ignores basic civil rights and its political reforms have not kept pace.

Read: China’s Nobel – Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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