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# Liu Xiaobo

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# Liu Xiaobo
China under fire after Nobel Peace Prize winner dies in custody
The Nobel committee said that China’s government “bears a heavy responsibility” for his death.
# China
Nobel Peace Prize winner released from Chinese prison after 8 years with late-stage cancer
Liu Xiaobo was sentenced in 2009 for “subversion” after spearheading a bold petition for democratic reforms.
# Peace Prize
Vladimir Putin wins peace prize in China
But the Chinese administration has distanced itself from the award.
# United Nations
Ban Ki-moon will seek second term as UN head
The South Korean is to seek a second term as secretary-general of the United Nations. What does that involve again?
# China
Is China using the Middle East as a smokescreen to gag dissenters?
A significant number of human rights activists have disappeared in recent weeks – and some suspect state involvement.
# Peace Prize
Liu Xiaobo awarded Nobel Peace Prize in absentia
An chair sat empty during the ceremony in Oslo to mark the absence of Liu, who is in prison in China.
# China
Japan rows into dispute over China Nobel winner
The comments are not likely to be received well by an already furious China.
# China
Nobel prizewinner "getting better food in prison" - wife
Despite its protests about Liu Xiaobo’s victory, China might be softening up: apparently the victor is being fed better.
# Nobels
Nobel peace prize awarded to Liu Xiaobo
In a move that is bound to anger Bejing, dissident Liu Xiaobo has been awarded for his “long and non-violent struggle for human rights in China”.