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Rights groups ask China to stop detaining its critics

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.

Widow of Chinese dissident Liu back in Beijing: NGO

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 Xiaobo's widow reappears in YouTube video

Liu Xia resurfaces for the first time since her husband Liu Xiaobo's funeral amid concerns about her fate.

Liu Xia resurfaces in new online video: "Please give me time to mourn"

last monthChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

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 › ]

Chinese Nobel laureate's widow makes first appearance since funeral

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.

Fighting the Erasure of Poet Liu Xia

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.

Hong Kong pro-democracy supporter says 'abducted' by Chinese agents

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

Hong Kong Activist Says Chinese Agents Stapled His Legs Over Messi Photo

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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.

China accused of 'disappearing' Liu Xiaobo's widow

Liu Xia's lawyer tells UN body that she has not been seen since the July 15 funeral and burial of the Nobel laureate.

China accused of forcing Liu Xiaobo's widow to 'disappear'

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Following her husband's death last month, family and friends have not been able to get in contact with Liu Xia. [ more › ]

China accused of 'enforced disappearance' of Liu Xiaobo's widow: lawyer

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

Germany said concerned by China's unwillingness to discuss Nobel laureate's widow

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.

The death of Liu Xiaobo marks dark times for dissent in China

2 months agoNews : BlogPost

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. It has been a week since the death of Liu Xiaobo, the famed Chinese dissident who was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize for Peace […]

Surviving Tiananmen 'Gentlemen' mum on Chinese Nobel laureate's death

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.

U.N. rights chief seeks meeting with China over Liu Xiaobo's widow

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 pressures China on dissident widow's fate

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

Late Chinese Nobel laureate's friends hold defiant memorial

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

Many Are Concerned for the Wife of Late Nobel Peace Laureate, Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo and his wife, Liu Xia, had suffered oppression and imprisonment for years.

Chinese Censors Working Overtime in Wake of Dissident Liu Xiaobo’s Death

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.

Dissident's Burial at Sea Has Unintended Consequence

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...

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