Activist Liu represents reform pressures building within dictatorship
Nobel laureates berate China on detention of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiabao
China dismisses Nobel demands for Liu’s release
AFP – China cast a cold eye Wednesday on demands from 134 Nobel laureates for the immediate release of dissident 2010 Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, reiterating that he was a convicted criminal. Liu is serving 11 years in prison for inciting subversion and a battalion of Nobel winners from across six disciplines.