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China Bars Tibetan Writer from Attending Freedom Award in Oslo བོད་སྐད།

A well-known Tibetan writer Tsering Woeser has been prevented by Chinese authorities to accept the Expression of Freedom Award in Norway's capital, Oslo. Last December Norwegian Authors Union named Woeser the winner of its Freedom of Expression Award for 2007. Chungdak Koren of Norwegian Tibet says Mr. Wang Lixong, Woeser''s husband, will now receive the award on her behalf and he is scheduled to arrive in Oslo tomorrow. The award ceremony will take place on March 8th.