Portrait of Liu Xiaobo, external view at the Nobel Peace Center, Oslo.

On 25 Dec. 2009, Liu Xiaobo was sentenced to 11 years in jail. That is 5 years ago. His fellony was “ to subvert state power”, mainly through coauthoring Charter08, a call for democratic reforms. Liu Xiaobo is currently the only imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate. Norwegian Amnesty International ((1977 Nobel Peace Prize laureate)) has a petition calling for his release. Go sign it!