Saturday, December 11, 2010

Nobel Quote of the Year

"This fact alone shows that the award was necessary and appropriate." -- Norwegian Nobel Committee Chairman Thorbjorn Jagland on China's refusal to allow Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo or his family to attend the Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo. Well said.

(Photo: Jagland placing the Nobel Peace Prize for 2010 on the chair Liu Xiaobo would have occupied - Heiko Junge/AP Photo)

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