A condolence book is displayed among flowers and a portrait of Liu Xiaobo, at a makeshift memorial in tribute to the late Nobel laureate outside the central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong, on July 13. Photo: AFP

Charter 08 was more than a document for Liu Xiaobo, it was his whole life

Shen Jian juxtaposes Liu Xiaobo’s entire life with sections from Charter 08, the 2008 pro-democracy manifesto that sent him to jail and eventual death, and asks if those aren’t the values a society should hold dear

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A condolence book is displayed among flowers and a portrait of Liu Xiaobo, at a makeshift memorial in tribute to the late Nobel laureate outside the central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong, on July 13. Photo: AFP
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