Tag Archives: Liu Xiaobo

  • Liu Xia, widow of Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, flies to Germany

    Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, flew out of China bound for Germany on Tuesday morning, the South China Morning Post has learned. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Let memorial for Liu Xiaobo be built elsewhere, if not in China

    Certainly there must be millions of people around the world who want the memory of Liu to be kept alive and his call for freedom and liberty in China remembered for all time to come. ...

  • China’s Nobel laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo dies in custody

    Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo died aged 61, more than a month after he was transferred from prison to a heavily-guarded hospital to be treated for late-stage liver cancer ...

  • China releases Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo with terminal cancer

    China's jailed Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been granted medical parole after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer last month, his lawyer told AFP on Monday. ...

  • China rejects calls for dissident’s release

    China on Tuesday rejected as "unacceptable" US and EU calls to release prominent dissident Liu Xiaobo, who appears headed for trial on subversion charges after calling for political reform in China. Both the US and EU on Monday urged China to free Liu and end the harassment and detention of the dissidents. ...