Top 10 Political Prisoners of All Time

Liu Xiaobo

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He was a well known intellectual literary critic in China, who had been a strong advocate of political reforms and protector of human rights. In fact, in 2010, he received a Nobel Peace Prize for his continuous struggle in inculcating the rights that should exist in China. In 2009, prior to receiving the said award, he received a verdict of 11-year imprisonment because of his strong voice in criticizing the communist leaders in China. Nonetheless, he was released in October 7 because of the call of President Barrack Obama.