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Pakistani campaigner for girls’ education Malala Yousafzai is the laureate of the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2013. She is also one of the favorites for the Nobel Peace Prize which will be announced tomorrow (October 11).
Do Chinese communists perceive Liu Xiaobo as a threat?
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According to Norwegian Nobel Committee as of December 6, 19 embassies have for various reasons declined invitations for the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony on December 10. The 19 are: China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Colombia, Tunisia, Saudi-Arabia, Pakistan, Serbia, Iraq , Iran, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Venezuela, the Philippines, Egypt, Sudan, Ukraine, Cuba and Morocco. I have tried to contact the embassies of mentioned countries (expect of China) or the respective ministries. Till now only Afghanistan gave me some answer.