Friday, October 8, 2010

2010 Noble Peace Prize Winner

Liu Xiaobo wins the Nobel Peace Prize this year. The award carries a cash award of 10 million Swedish kronor (about $1.5 million). Last year it was Pres. Obama who won the Nobel Prize. Liu is a dissidents of China . He was sentenced last year to 11 years in prison for subversion.

According to yahoo news, " This year's peace prize followed a long tradition of honoring dissidents around the world and was the first Nobel for China's dissident community since it resurfaced after the Communists launched economic but not political reforms three decades ago."

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