Sources said that Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, was visited by a senior official and close ally of President Xi Jinping and told she might be free within weeks. Photo: Reuters
Sources said that Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, was visited by a senior official and close ally of President Xi Jinping and told she might be free within weeks. Photo: Reuters
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Confidante of China’s President Xi Jinping told Liu Xia in February she might soon be set free: sources

Senior official from public security ministry said widow of late Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo might be able to leave the country by April

Sources said that Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, was visited by a senior official and close ally of President Xi Jinping and told she might be free within weeks. Photo: Reuters
Sources said that Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, was visited by a senior official and close ally of President Xi Jinping and told she might be free within weeks. Photo: Reuters
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