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Peaceful protest in Paris - not permitted

You might think that in France the right to peaceful protest would be respected.  No, not if the protest might irritate Hu Jintao, the visiting Chinese leader.  The protestors were urging the release of Liu Xiaobo, awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2010 for "his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China". 

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