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Dissidents push through security, tape meeting with Liu Xiaobo's wife in Beijing
Ordinary Chinese are increasingly opposed to Communist repression. Four dissidents push their way into the house of Liu Xia, wife of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo. In the video, she looks emotionally shaken and scared.
Arrests and control: only one activist in Oslo for Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel
The Nobel Committee has reserved 30 to 50 seats for friends of Liu, but has so far secured only the presence of Wan Yanhai, who fled to America last May. Prof. He Guanghui, a professor at Renmin, was detained at Beijing airport. Zhang Zuhua, Bao Tong, Ding Zilin all under house arrest.
After the Nobel to Liu, a retrial is a possibility
For Chinese authorities, some foreign powers are using the award as “to attack China”. Liu’s wife says that now he is better treated in prison—she is considering demanding a retrial.
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Obama calls on China to release Liu “as soon as possible"
The U.S. president and 2009Nobel Peace Prize winner praises the dissident’s work, defining him an eloquent and courageous spokesman for the commitment to and dissemination of human rights. Obama calls on China to change and remember that fundamental human rights must be respected.
Nobel Laureates in support of Liu Xiaobo, imprisoned for 11 years
The dissident is the only winner of the Nobel Prize in prison. His “immediate and unconditional release” demanded by Shirin Ebadi, Jody Williams, Mairead Maguire, Betty Williams, Desmond Tutu and Vaclav Havel. The West has forgotten him.
Beijing, Liu Xia hospitalized: friends say authorities have destroyed her health
The wife of jailed Nobel Laureate, Liu Xiaobo, had a heart attack and suffers from depression. After trying in vain to leave China to be hospitalized abroad, she was rejected treatment by several hospitals in Beijing . Her current whereabouts is and actual health condition unclear.
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