Liu Xia

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Dying Nobel Winner's Last Words Were for His Wife

With Liu Xiaobo gone, concern shifts to Liu Xia

(Newser) - There were no mentions of Liu Xiaobo to be found across Chinese social media sites following the Nobel Laureate's death on Thursday , a result of government censors. But that doesn't mean Liu's Chinese admirers weren't paying tribute. Though "RIP" and even the burning candle emoji... More »

US Presses China to Release Nobel Winner's Wife

Liu Xia says jailed husband has asked her to collect peace prize

(Newser) - China should allow the wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiabo to "move freely and without harassment," American diplomatic officials in Beijing say. Liu Xia has been under house arrest since meeting with her husband Sunday. Chinese authorities, infuriated by the award, have cut off her... More »

Wife Meets With Jailed Chinese Nobel Winner

Liu Xia under house arrest, but allowed to visit Liu Xiaobo

(Newser) - The wife of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo was allowed to visit him in prison Sunday and talk to him about the honor. Liu Xia, who disappeared yesterday after Friday’s prize announcement , tweeted that her husband learned of the prize yesterday and that he told her during their... More »

Nobel Winner's Wife 'Disappeared'

Lawyer fears China has detained her

(Newser) - Liu Xiaobo still has yet to get the phonecall, and his wife, set to deliver the news of his Nobel Peace Prize to him in prison tomorrow, has "disappeared," according to her lawyer. The AP had earlier reported that Liu Xia's cell phone had been disconnected, but her... More »

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