Prize announcement

Announcement of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize to Liu Xiaobo, presented by Thorbjørn Jagland, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, on 8 October 2010.


Interview with Geir Lundestad

Following the announcement, Geir Lundestad, Secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, told senior editor Simon Frantz why the Committee felt a strong need to shine a spotlight on human rights issues in China.

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