Nobel Peace Prize

The Telegraph’s top story today is Russia joins China in boycotting Nobel peace prize.

Here are the first two paragraphs from the press release:

The Norwegian Nobel Committee said that it may not now hold the ceremony for awarding the peace prize in response to the fact that China has pressured countries not to attend and prevented Mr Liu, 54, or any members of his family from travelling to Norway to accept the award.

If that happens, it will be the first time the award has not been given out since 1936, when the Nazis banned journalist Carl von Ossietzky – a pacifist – from leaving Germany.

 The rest of the story can be found at the following link:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8144943/Russia-joins-China-in-boycotting-Nobel-peace-prize.html

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