Margaret Scott

追随着甘地,曼德拉和哈维尔的脚步

发自伦敦——刘晓波这位目前仍在狱中的中国作家和人权活动家将于12月10日获颁诺贝尔和平奖。而与此同时,这也是该奖百年来第一次出现获奖者及其家属都无法出席奥斯陆颁奖仪式的状况。

中国政府将刘晓波的妻子,著名摄影师刘霞软禁在北京家中,禁止她前去领奖。此外还威逼其他国家与其联合抵制整个仪式。

不出意外,以普京治下的俄罗斯为首的几个国家当即屈服于北京当局的淫威之下。但更令人忧心的是,曾经有段时期连挪威诺贝尔奖评选委员会都似乎要向北京低头,但委员们最终决定坚持原决议——这才是唯一的正道,因为一个褒扬道德勇气的奖项是不能被其颁发者所妥协和出卖的。

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