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Liu Xiaobo

A pro-democracy activist and writer, Liu was arrested in 2009, charged with “inciting subversion of state power,” and sentenced to 11 years in prison in 2010 for penning seven… More

Liu Xiaobo | Status: Death in Custody | China

Liu Xiaobo, a renowned literary critic, writer, political activist, and 2010 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, was charged with "inciting subversion of state power," and sentenced to 11-years in prison… More

The Unbroken Liu Xiaobo

In death, Liu Xiaobo’s name has gained a new power even beyond that which it achieved in life. Liu was China’s sole winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and… More

Liu Xiaobo

A Tribute to Liu Xiaobo, 1955–2017

Liu Xiaobo (1955-2017) was a brilliant writer and committed activist. As President of the Independent Chinese PEN Center, he was a friend and compatriot for writers all over the… More

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