GENEVA (Reuters) - Human rights activists called on China on Wednesday to stop detaining lawyers and critics, voicing concern for their health and fate in custody after the death of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo attracted international attention in July.
Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo who died in detention in July, is back in Beijing but still under house arrest, a Hong Kong NGO said Sunday. Liu had been kept incommunicado by the authorities for almost a month, her lawyer has said. Show More Summary
Liu Xia resurfaces for the first time since her husband Liu Xiaobo's funeral amid concerns about her fate.
BEIJING (AFP) - The widow of late Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo has resurfaced in an online video, weeks after her friends raised concerns about her fate at the hands of the authorities. [ more › ]
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has appeared for the first time since her husband's funeral in an online video in which she said she was recuperating and asked for time to mourn.
Liu Xia is a Chinese poet. Her husband, Liu Xiaobo, the Nobel Laureate and dissident, died recently in prison. Liu Xia, who has been under strict house arrest for ten years, remains unable to speak or travel freely. Friends who have tried to contact her have failed.
A member of a Hong Kong pro-democracy party claimed Friday he was abducted and beaten by mainland agents after saying he wanted to send a signed photo of footballer Lionel Messi to the wife of late Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo. Howard...Show More Summary
Howard Lam, a pro-democracy activist, said he was abducted and tortured after he asked the soccer star Lionel Messi to send a message of support for the Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.
Liu Xia's lawyer tells UN body that she has not been seen since the July 15 funeral and burial of the Nobel laureate.
Following her husband's death last month, family and friends have not been able to get in contact with Liu Xia. [ more › ]
China's government is responsible for the "enforced disappearance" of late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's widow, her US-based lawyer said on Wednesday in a formal complaint filed to the United Nations. Beijing faced a global backlash for...Show More Summary
BEIJING (Reuters) - Germany is deeply concerned about China's apparent unwillingness to discuss removing restrictions against the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, an embassy source said on Friday, two weeks after the activist died of cancer in custody.
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BEIJING (Reuters) - Liu Xiaobo was one of the "Four Gentlemen" of Tiananmen Square, the group that staged a hunger strike in the final days of the 1989 pro-democracy protests in China and tried to hold off tanks and troops moving in to crush the student-led movement.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said on Thursday he plans to seek a meeting with Chinese officials to urge freedom of movement for the widow of Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo, who died of cancer while in custody.
UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said Thursday he plans to meet with Chinese officials to push for assurances that the widow of late dissident Liu Xiaobo will be allowed to leave China. Zeid came under fierce criticism from Beijing...Show More Summary
Under the shadow of heavy police surveillance, around 20 close friends of China's late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo have held a defiant private memorial in Beijing. Since the prominent democracy activist died of liver cancer in custodyShow More Summary
Liu Xiaobo and his wife, Liu Xia, had suffered oppression and imprisonment for years.
The death of longtime democratic activist Liu Xiaobo has sent China's censorship regime into high gear, as the country cracks down on images, text, and keywords that relate to the poet, author, and winner of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. The post Chinese Censors Working Overtime in Wake of Dissident Liu Xiaobo’s Death appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo's supporters say that in casting his ashes into the sea, the Chinese government hoped to deprive them of a permanent resting place to hold dear. What it did instead was create the world's biggest memorial, say those supporters, who plan to gather next to and even...