Liu Xiaobo and Illusions About China By Fang Li-Zhi | Countdown for China | 11 Oct 2010 | Amnesty International UK

Liu Xiaobo and Illusions About China By Fang Li-Zhi

" I heartily applaud the Nobel Committee for awarding its Peace Prize to the imprisoned Liu Xiaobo for his long and nonviolent struggle for humanrights in China. In doing so, the committee has challenged the West to re-examine a dangerous notion that has become prevalent since the 1989 Tiananmen massacre: that economic development will inevitably lead to democracy in China…Regardless of how widely China’s leaders have opened its markets to the outside world, they have not retreated even half a step from their repressive political creed." See the article

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