A man shows the first Confucius Peace Prize awarded to former Taiwanese Vice President Lien Chan during a press conference in Beijing, China, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010. A Chinese group awarded its own version of a peace prize Thursday, a move apparently intended to counter the Nobel committee's decision to honor imprisoned dissident Liu Xiaobo. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

Photo by: Alexander F. Yuan

A man shows the first Confucius Peace Prize awarded to former Taiwanese Vice President Lien Chan during a press conference in Beijing, China, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010. A Chinese group awarded its own version of a peace prize Thursday, a move apparently intended to counter the Nobel committee's decision to honor imprisoned dissident Liu Xiaobo. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)