Beijing has kept Liu Xia and her younger brother Liu Hui under tight control since Liu Xiaobo’s death, despite lobbying from foreign governments and human rights groups to release her. Photo: Reuters

Freedom for detained dissident’s widow Liu Xia after long battle with China

Poet and artist had been under house arrest since 2010, when her husband Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize – though she was never charged

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Beijing has kept Liu Xia and her younger brother Liu Hui under tight control since Liu Xiaobo’s death, despite lobbying from foreign governments and human rights groups to release her. Photo: Reuters
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