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China slams Nobel Prize 'obscenity'

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China has responded strongly to the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to a jailed Chinese human rights campaigner. Liu Xiaobo was jailed for 11 years last December for writing a manifesto in 2008 calling for free speech and multi-party elections. Beijing correspondent Martin Patience reports on reaction to the award and Liu Xiabo's friend Wen Kejian discusses its importance with Chatham House's Yiyi Lu.


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