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  1. A winner on the world stage, but does he really know it?

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Prize. His wife, Liu Xia, was shocked when she was told about the award by friends. 'It is incredible, because too many bad things have happened in my life and I never thought ... the residential compound. Liu Xia's mobile phone was switched off shortly after the announcement and her whereabouts remained unknown. Outside the heavily guarded compound, several other signatories ...

  2. Lest we forget

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... manifesto, a blueprint for democracy and basic freedoms. He couldn't even contact Liu's wife, Liu Xia, who is under house arrest. Under the circumstances, then, he has made rather a good ...

  3. Nobel Prize winner's family denied visits

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... his family for nearly eight months, raising concerns that he is being denied his basic rights in retaliation for winning the Nobel Peace Prize. His wife, Liu Xia, last visited him in prison ... and is worried about the health of Liu Xiaobo, who suffers from a chronic stomach ulcer. He said Liu Xia was only allowed out once a week to see her parents for two hours, accompanied by police, ...

  4. Wife of jailed Nobel laureate in contact

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The wife of China's imprisoned pro-democracy activist and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo reportedly contacted the outside world briefly via the internet, the first time in four months, an NHK Japanese Broadcasting Corp report said. Liu Xia (pictured) reportedly said she was still under strict observation and she was emotionally at the breaking point due ...

  5. World must press China to free Nobel laureate

    Posted Aug 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... violating international law by detaining Liu and his wife, Liu Xia. The UN working group, which is made up of human rights experts and considers individual cases of arbitrary detention, found that Liu Xiaobo's imprisonment and Liu Xia's house arrest violate international human rights standards. In finding that China had infringed Liu Xiaobo's right to freedom ...

  6. Beijing tightens grip as more detained

    Posted Oct 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and campaigners- have been placed under house arrest and interrogated by police. Liu's wife, Liu Xia, criticised authorities yesterday for disconnecting her new mobile phone number for the second time ... week. Worrying the police would take her out of Beijing, Liu Xia said she decided to stay at home all day yesterday. Previously, the only reason she was allowed to go out was to buy groceries ...

  7. Top economist barred from leaving country

    Posted Dec 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that was the case. They are all on a list of more than 140 citizens invited to go to the ceremony by Liu Xia, Liu Xiaobo's wife, who was put under house arrest after the prize announcement and has since disappeared from public view. In an open letter posted online last month, Liu Xia urged 143 activists, academics and celebrities to attend the award ceremony, saying they were both Chinese citizens ...

  8. Liu Xiaobo got jail leave to mourn father's death

    Posted Oct 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that August. His wife, Liu Xia, has been held under house arrest and incommunicado ever since, with her phone disconnected and visitors barred from seeing her. Liu Xiaoxuan said earlier this year his ... no internet access, with her last Twitter message posted almost a year ago. The Information Centre, quoting another brother, Liu Xiaoguang, said Liu Xia might be allowed to visit her husband ...

  9. Dissident 'questioned by police for seven hours'

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... interviews, protesting or publicising his views. However, he has since posted messages on Twitter calling for the release of jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo and his wife Liu Xia, who is under house ...

  10. Empty words

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... anything. It is simply a sidelining of the judiciary. For example, Liu Xia, the wife of Liu Xiaobo, was put under house arrest immediately after her husband was awarded the Nobel prize. She has been ...




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