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Empty Chair by Maarten Baas for Amnesty International. #Chair #Maarten_Baas #Amnesty_International

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Liu Xiaobo. The Nobel Peace Prize 2010 was awarded to Liu Xiaobo "for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China".

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The name of the five-metre design, The Empty Chair, refers to Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo who was unable to receive the prize in person last year as he had been imprisoned.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Ai Weiwei starts new openness campaign

Free Ai Weiwei now!! “Sunflower Seeds” en la Tate, donde llenó una habitación de aparentes pipas de girasol que en realidad eran de porcelana china.

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Nobel Prize Award Ceremony 2010

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden attends the annual Nobel Prize Award Ceremony at The Concert Hall on December 10, 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden. Dignitaries in Norway have honored the winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize , imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, with an empty chair. The award's winner is being held in a chinese prison with China enforcing a blackout ot western news coverage of the event. (Photo by Patrik Osterberg/Getty Images)

GU15313a Nobel Prize winners (Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace prize, 2010, Nelson Mandela, Nobel Peace prize, 1993, Barack H. Obama, Nobel Peace prize, 2009, Martti Ahtisaari, Nobel Peace prize, 2008)