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24 May 2017 10:08 (South Africa)

NEWSFLASH: China's Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel peace prize

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo has been awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for Peace "for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China". He is currently serving an 11-year prison sentence for "incitement to subvert state power" and it is unlikely that he is aware that he is now a Nobel Laureate.  Read more: The Guardian

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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