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Chinese dissident author wins German prize

Chinese dissident author Liao Yiwu won the annual German Book Trade Peace Prize, earning praise for his portrayal of what the judges called "the outcasts of modern China." He spent four years in jail after writing a poem about the Tiananmen Square crackdown.

india Updated: Jun 21, 2012 17:54 IST
Liao Yiwu

First Published: Jun 21, 2012 17:25 IST