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  • Why Chinese leaders were afraid of a man who died in their captivity

    By Fred Hiatt, The Washington Post, 13 July 2107 Read original story here. As you read about Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, who died in Chinese captivity Thursday, ask yourself this: Why are his jailers — President Xi Jinping and the rest of China’s Communist regime — so afraid? I wonder about that question […]

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  • Obituary For Mr. Liu Xiaobo

    Freedom for Liu Xiaobo Action Group A pioneer of the Chinese democratic transition movement, Mr. Liu Xiaobo, passed away  on 13 July 2017 in Shenyang, China because of delayed treatment of his liver cancer, at age 62. In the past thirty odd years Mr. Liu Xiaobo had been vigorously committed to the democratic transition of […]

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  • China bears ‘heavy responsibility’ for Liu Xiaobo’s death: Nobel committee

    AFP, The Times of India, 13 June 2017 OSLO: The Norwegian Nobel Committee said on Thursday that China bears a “heavy responsibility” for the “premature” death+ of 2010 Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. The prominent democracy advocate, 61, died+ while still in custody following a battle with cancer. Officials ignored international pleas+ to let him spend his final days free and abroad. Germany […]

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  • Liu Xiaobo, Chinese Dissident Who Won Nobel While Jailed, Dies at 61

    Chris Buckley, The New York Times, 13 July 2017 Read the original story here.https://nyti.ms/2vgB9ff BEIJING — Liu Xiaobo, the renegade Chinese intellectual who kept vigil at Tiananmen Square in 1989 to protect protesters from encroaching soldiers, promoted a pro-democracy charter that brought him a lengthy prison sentence and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prizewhile locked away, died under guard […]

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  • CTA President Offers Condolence over Liu Xiaobo’s Death, says He is Heartbroken

      The President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay offered condolence over the death of Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo (61) post his battle against last stage liver cancer. “My heart breaks to hear of Liu Xiaobo’s passing. I have been following the reports very closely. I on behalf of Tibetans inside and outside Tibet offer […]

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  • CTA President Offers Condolence over Liu Xiaobo’s Demise, says He is Heartbroken

      The President of Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay offered condolence over the demise of Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo (61) post his battle against late-stage liver cancer. “My heart breaks to hear of Liu Xiaobo’s passing. I have been following the reports very closely. I on behalf of Tibetans inside and outside Tibet offer my condolence […]

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