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Bao Tong: China’s government is responsible of medical neglect in Liu Xiaobo’s case
For the great statesman, prison authorities deliberately overlooked the seriousness of the illness for a long time, which makes it a "deliberate homicide". Bao and other friends call on Xi Jinping to grand Liu Xiaobo a pardon. But for the Global Times, Liu still has to complete his sentence because he is a "subversive."
12/10/2012 EUROPEAN UNION
European Union: A half-deserved Nobel Prize
The Oslo Committee has decided to award the Peace Prize to the EU, for achieving 60 years of peace on the continent. But they have forgotten Bosnia and Kosovo. Europe seeks to promote respect for human rights and religious minorities in Turkey and Central Asia, but is silent with regards China. The embarrassing campaigns for "new rights" (homosexual unions, reproductive health, etc. ..). Perhaps this award (also) seeks to garner support for Barack Obama.
04/10/2016 09:11:00 JAPAN
Scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi the Nobel Prize for medicine in 2016
He studied autophagy, the process by which cells are renewed. A decrease of this process leads to diseases such as Parkinson's, diabetes, cancer. He is the fourth Japanese to receive the Nobel Prize for medicine.
09/10/2015 TUNISIA – ISLAM
Tunisian Christians and Muslims are excited by the Nobel Prize, a sign that “we are on the right path”
For Carthage’s parish priest, the Nobel given to the Quartet is a recognition of the good results achieved in Tunisia during and after the Arab Spring. It is an encouragement for all Arab and Muslim nations. Muslim lawyer stresses the importance of civil society in the country's transformation. For him, democracy and transparency are lacking in many Arab and Muslim countries, but they "are not Western values; they are for everyone."
Netanyahu "purges" literary prize jury, leading David Grossman and five others to quit
The prime minister accuses the jury of being too radical and full of "anti-Zionists". Out of 13 members, 11 have resigned. The election campaign underway has "politicised" the award.
Satyarthi and Malala, their Nobel for Christian children in Kandhamal
The president of the Global Council of Indian Christians hopes that this recognition will bring justice to the little victims of the 2008 pogroms in Odisha (Orissa). Dalit activist Lenin Raghuvanshi speaks about his friend Kailash Satyarthi.
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