Quotes: The Nobel Committee Will Honor Liu Xiaobo at Ceremony

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Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo is seen in this undated photo released by his family on October 3, 2010.

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“There is going to be a large picture of Liu and there is going to be an empty chair, which we notice is seen as a very powerful symbol.”

GEIR LUNDESTAD, the Norwegian Nobel Committee’s executive secretary, on how the committee is going to honor Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who is currently in prison in China for political activism, at next Friday’s award ceremony. (via Reuters)

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