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Liu Xiaobo

Authors ask Xi to free Nobel winner’s widow

Liu Xia has undergone great suffering for many years, simply for being the wife of a man that China has deemed to be a dissident.

04 Nov 2017 6:44 AM

Body of China's Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo cremated

Liu died from multiple organ failure on Thursday, having not been allowed to leave the country for cancer treatment.

15 Jul 2017 8:38 AM

Liu’s brave fight to the end

An empty chair at his Nobel award ceremony spoke more than what words would have conveyed for the battle of ideologies.

15 Jul 2017 12:18 AM

China hits back at criticism over Nobel laureate's death

Britain hit out at China for preventing Liu Xiaobo from travelling overseas for treatment.

14 Jul 2017 2:56 PM

Chinese censors scrub emoji tributes to Nobel winner

China tightly controls the internet through a censorship system known as the 'Great Firewall' and closely monitors social media networks.

14 Jul 2017 2:20 PM


Chinese Foreign Ministry removes questions related to Liu Xiaobo from website

Liu was sentenced to 11 years in jail for his strident opposition to the one party rule of the Communist Party of China. 

14 Jul 2017 12:01 PM

Donald Trump offers condolences to late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

'The President's heartfelt condolences go out to Liu Xiaobo's wife, Liu Xia, and his family and friends', said WH Secretary Sean Spicer

14 Jul 2017 11:34 AM

China responsible for Lui Xiaobo’s premature death: Nobel committee

Norwegian Nobel Committee’s leader said that Xiaobo should have been transferred to a facility for adequate medical treatment.

14 Jul 2017 11:26 AM

Chinese media calls late Nobel laureate 'political pawn of West'

Liu, a prolific essayist and literary critic, was serving an 11-year sentence for incitement to subversion.

14 Jul 2017 11:05 AM

Jailed Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies at 61

The writer's death silences a government critic, who had been a thorn in the side of the authorities for decades.

13 Jul 2017 7:37 PM


Xi Jinping warns against crossing red line

President says challenge to China’s control over Hong Kong absolutely impermissible.

02 Jul 2017 6:13 AM

China should allow 61-yr-old Nobel laureate’s treatment abroad: US envoy

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo was diagnosed with cancer while in prison for advocating democratic reforms.

28 Jun 2017 2:19 PM

Chinese Nobel laureate leaves jail for cancer care

Liu Xiaobo was sentenced in 2009 for “subversion” by China govt.

27 Jun 2017 4:37 AM