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2010 Awards - 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, 2010 New Year Honours, 2010 Birthday Honours, 64th Tony Awards, Writers Guild of America Awards 2010 (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
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2010 Awards - 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, 2010 New Year Honours, 2010 Birthday Honours, 64th Tony Awards, Writers Guild of America...
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2010 Awards - 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, 2010 New Year Honours, 2010 Birthday Honours, 64th Tony Awards, Writers Guild of America Awards 2010 (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 36. Chapters: 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, 2010 New Year Honours, 2010 Birthday Honours, 64th Tony Awards, Writers Guild of America Awards 2010, 37th People's Choice Awards, 21st GLAAD Media Awards, 37th Saturn Awards, 2011 Laurence Olivier Awards, List of Guggenheim Fellowships awarded in 2010, 2010 Premios Juventud, ESPY Awards 2010, 2010 Laurence Olivier Awards, 2010 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award, Nickelodeon Australian Kids' Choice Awards 2010, 2010 Dally M Awards, 2010 ENnie Award winners, Archibald Prize 2010 finalists, 2010 Turner Prize. Excerpt: The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to imprisoned Chinese human rights activist "for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China." The laureate, a little-known figure inside China due to official censorship, is a veteran of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, and co-author of the Charter 08 manifesto for which he was sentenced to 11 years in prison by Chinese authorities on 25 December 2009. Liu was chosen to receive the award over a record number of more than 200 nominees. The decision was widely praised by intellectuals and politicians, but was bitterly attacked by the Chinese Government. Following the announcement, heavy official censorship was applied within China, on the Internet, on television, and in the print media. The Chinese government denounced the award as "blasphemy," and summoned the Norwegian ambassador in Beijing "to officially share their opinion, their disagreement and their protest." The Chinese authorities arrested citizens who attempted to celebrate. Liu's wife was put under house-arrest before the Nobel Committee's decision was announced. The government engaged in a massive diplomatic effort to pressure other countries not attend the award ceremony on 10 December; strong rhetoric and denunciations of the West continued...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2011
First published: July 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-70751-7
Barcode: 9781156707517
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-156-70751-X

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