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A man walks in front of a poster of Chinese dissident and peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo at an exhibition at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, December 9, 2010. With the guest of honour stuck in a Chinese prison, this year's Nobel Peace Prize ceremony will center around an empty chair, as its celebration of dissident Liu Xiaobo continues to split the global community and infuriate Beijing. The Norwegian Nobel Committee head said he was surprised at the level of international support for jailed Chinese dissident and peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo despite pressure from Beijing. By Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images.

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