Quotes: Liu Xiaobo on Freedom of Speech

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


“Freedom of expression is the foundation of human rights, the source of humanity, and the mother of truth.”

-LIU XIAOBO, Chinese dissident and winner of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, in a statement delivered last year; Liu did not attend today’s award ceremony because he is in prison, and there was no one to accept the award for him (via Foreign Policy)