Latest update: 13/10/2010
Dissident Liu Xiaobo 2010 Nobel Peace prize
A prize that angers Beijing: one year after Barack Obama's award, jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been presented the Nobel Peace Prize. He is sentenced to 11 years imprisonment after calling for multi-party democracy and respect for human rights in China. We’ll see how China is increasingly flexing its military muscles and getting into territorial disputes with its neighbours. And textile workers in Bangladesh are still on miniscule wages despite a massive strike over the summer.