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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Stark contrast for China's Nobel laureates- one fêted, one behind bars

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao jiangtao.shi@scmp.com On Human Rights Day, one of China's Nobel prize winners- Mo Yan- is fêted in Stockholm, but the other- Liu Xiaobo- is behind bars Stark contrast for laureates Yesterday's UN Human Rights Day was marked by the starkly different fates of China's two Nobel laureates. While Nobel literature laureate Mo Yan hogged the limelight ...

  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China rebuffs US calls for release of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 11:17am by AFP

    ... to a bilateral relationship,” he added. US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday urged China to free Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo as the writer and activist marked five years in detention. On the eve of the latest Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Norway, Kerry also urged China to release Liu’s wife Liu Xia from house arrest and voiced concern over Beijing’s clampdown on other activists ...

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    Beijing court rejects appeal by Nobel laureate's Liu Xiaobo's brother-in-law

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 09:02am by Reuters, AP

    ... A Beijing court has upheld an 11-year prison sentence for the brother-in-law of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo - a fraud case seen as an example of official retribution against ... sister, Liu Xia , who has remained under effective house arrest since her husband won the Nobel Prize three years ago. Liu Xia is rarely allowed out and is almost never allowed to receive ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Liu Xiaobo still hidden behind veil of silence two years after Nobel Prize

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Writer remains in jail, but little else is known about his condition two years after Nobel Prize Liu Xiaobo still hidden behind a veil of silence Two years after his Nobel Peace Prize, Liu Xiaobo remains imprisoned, relatives are under house arrest or cowed into silence and, supporters say, the democratic change he sought seems further away than ...

  5. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Liu Xia, Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo’s wife, awaiting hospital treatment: family friends

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 02:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo’s wife, Liu Xia, who is under house arrest in Beijing, is suffering from heart disease and is awaiting ... was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his advocacy of civil liberties in China in 2010, a year after he was sentenced to an 11-year prison sentence on charges of subversion of state power. Family ...

  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Gao Zhisheng's wife wants him to seek treatment in US after 'horrific torture' in Chinese jail

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:34pm by AFP

    ... the writer and democracy advocate who won the Nobel Peace Prize. ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Liu Xia, wife of China’s jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, hospitalised

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:59am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Liu Xia has been under effective house arrest since her husband Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 Jailed Nobel laureate's wife in hospital The wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been admitted to a Beijing hospital after police refused to let her seek medical help overseas, a family friend said yesterday. Liu Xia, who has ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    US calls for release of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:39am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Washington urges China to free Liu Xiaobo, who has been detained for five years US calls for release of Nobel laureate Five years after his detention, the US is calling for the release of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo and an end to his wife's undeclared house arrest. Washington remains deeply concerned about the couple's treatment, along ...

  9. News - Asia - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Taliban threat after teenage activist Malala Yousafzai wins Sakharov prize

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Nobel Peace Prize, won the EU's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize yesterday, drawing a fresh threat of murder by the Taliban. To thunderous applause announcing the European Parliament ... leaders and celebrities for her courage, she has addressed the UN, this week published an autobiography, and could become the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate today. In an interview ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of China's jailed Nobel winner pleads for eased house arrest

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing The wife of China’s jailed dissident Nobel peace laureate is pleading for authorities to ease the conditions of her house arrest, fellow activists said on Tuesday, adding her mental state was “very bad”. Liu Xia’s husband Liu Xiaobo was jailed in 2009 for 11 years and won the international prize the next year, and she has been under strict ...




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