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Liu Xiaobo in Beijing

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Liu Xiaobo in Beijing

Photograph of Liu Xiaobo, co-founder and president of the Independent Chinese Centre (2003-07) and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, addressing the audience at an awards ceremony that was held in Beijing on 30 September 2004. In 2008 Xiaobo was arrested and incarcerated as a political prisoner in Jinzhou Prison in Liaoning, where he spent the last eight years of his life. Xiaobo’s case was supported and campaigned for by PEN International alongside numerous global PEN Centres and other human rights organisations.

Liu Xiaobo in Beijing

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Liu Xiaobo en Pekín

Fotografía de Liu Xiaobo, cofundador y presidente del Centro Chino Independiente (2003-07) y ganador del premio Nobel de la Paz en 2010, dirigiéndose a la audiencia en una ceremonia de premios en Pekín, el 30 de septiembre de 2004. En 2008, Xiaobo fue arrestado y encarcelado como preso político en la Prisión Jinzhou, en Laoning, donde pasó los últimos ocho años de su vida. El caso de Xiaobo recibió el apoyo de PEN Internacional, de numerosos Centros PEN de todo el mundo y de otras organizaciones por los derechos humanos.

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30/09/2004

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Independent Chinese Centre

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Independent Chinese Centre  (独立中文笔会)

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