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China responded furiously after the country’s most famous dissident, the imprisoned pro-democracy campaigner Liu Xiaobo, won the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of his long and non-violent struggle for human rights. China described the award to Mr Liu as “an insult”. Mr Liu is serving 11 years in prison for […]

Lifting arms embargo on China

Crossick: Lifting arms embargo can break EU-China stalemate Published: Friday 27 November 2009 Euractiv: Although the EU will enter today’s (30 November) EU-China summit with a revamped outlook provided by the Lisbon Treaty, no major turning point should be expected from the meeting unless Europe commits itself to lifting its arms embargo against China, argues… » read more

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