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Nobel Peace Prize: Calls mount to free Liu Ziaobo

A number of human rights groups are urging China to release Nobel Peace Prize winner, jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo, ahead of Friday's awards ceremony.

But China is furious he has been given the honour, saying he is a common criminal. Several countries including Russia are not attending the prize giving.

Damon Embling reports.

  • 09 Dec 2010