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Pro-democracy protesters display a picture of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo with words "Releasing Liu Xiaobo" during a candlelight vigil demonstration in Hong Kong Tuesday, Nov.2, 2010. A human rights watchdog has slammed the U.N. secretary-general for failing to press China's president to release an imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate, accusing Ban Ki-Moon of caring more about his own re-election than the protection of dissidents. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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A pro-democracy protester wearing a mask of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo protests outside the Chinese government liaison office in Hong Kong Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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A pro-democracy protester holding the picture of the jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, tries to climb across the police line during a demonstration at the China Liaison Office in Hong Kong Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010. The Norwegian Nobel Committee hopes Chinese authorities will allow the wife or some other close relative of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo to travel to Oslo and accept the award on his behalf. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Associated Press Imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, seen here in November 2007, recently won the Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel's website was hacked Tuesday, and some suspect Chinese involvement.

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In this Sept. 28, 2010 file photo, Liu Xia, wife of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, speaks during an interview in Beijing, China. Liu Xia, the wife of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, said in a Twitter message that she had been under house arrest since Friday Oct. 8, 2010. (AP Photo/Andy Wong/file)

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Pro-democracy protesters hold pictures of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo while demanding his release outside China's Liaison Office in Hong Kong Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. The imprisoned Chinese dissident who won this year's Nobel Peace Prize was allowed to meet with his wife and told her in tears that he was dedicating the award to victims of a 1989 military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, his wife and a close friend said. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Pro-democracy protesters carry pictures of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo as they demand his release outside China's Liaison Office in Hong Kong Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. The imprisoned Chinese dissident who won this year's Nobel Peace Prize was allowed to meet with his wife and told her in tears that he was dedicating the award to victims of a 1989 military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, his wife and a close friend said. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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A pro-democracy protester gestures while wearing a mask of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo as he and others demand Liu's release outside China's Liaison Office in Hong Kong Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. The imprisoned Chinese dissident who won this year's Nobel Peace Prize was allowed to meet with his wife and told her in tears that he was dedicating the award to victims of a 1989 military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, his wife and a close friend said. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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A pro-democracy protester gestures while holding a picture of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo during a rally demanding Liu's release outside China's Liaison Office in Hong Kong Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. The imprisoned Chinese dissident who won this year's Nobel Peace Prize was allowed to meet with his wife and told her in tears that he was dedicating the award to victims of a 1989 military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, his wife and a close friend said. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Liu Xia, wife of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, is seen here Oct. 4, before her husband was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. (Associated Press)

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Pro-democracy protesters hold a picture of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo and signs reading "Release Liu Xiaobo" as they march to the China's liaison office in Hong Kong on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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Shang Baojun, lawyer for Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, calls his mobile phone to check whereabouts of Liu Xia, wife of Liu Xiaobo, during an interview in Beijing, China, on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010. The world's newest Nobel Peace Prize winner remained unreachable in a Chinese prison Saturday, with his wife's mobile phone turned off and her own whereabouts -- in the company of police -- unknown. Concerns grew that an angry China might detain her as well. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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In this Jan. 12, 2010, file photo, pro-democracy protesters hold a candle light vigil as they support recently jailed mainland dissident Liu Xiaobo, shown on a poster, in Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)