Chinese poet Liu Shahe died on Saturday at the age of 88. Photo: Weibo Chinese poet Liu Shahe died on Saturday at the age of 88. Photo: Weibo
Chinese poet Liu Shahe died on Saturday at the age of 88. Photo: Weibo
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Chinese poet Liu Shahe dies from throat cancer aged 88

  • Online fans of writer, who spent two decades in a hard labour camp, pay their respects by quoting a speech about his love for Americans
  • Liu was also an outspoken critic of simplified Chinese characters, blaming them for the loss of culture and tradition

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Chinese poet Liu Shahe died on Saturday at the age of 88. Photo: Weibo Chinese poet Liu Shahe died on Saturday at the age of 88. Photo: Weibo
Chinese poet Liu Shahe died on Saturday at the age of 88. Photo: Weibo
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