This is Liu Xiaobo's final statement during his trial on December 23, 2009. He was sentenced to 11 years in prison for "incitement to the overthrow of the state power and the people’s democratic dictatorship".
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As the international community hails the jailed Chinese political dissident Liu Xiaobo for winning this year's Nobel Peace Prize, his militant pro-war stance seems to have been lost in translation.
DAN-CHYI CHUA