Family scatters Chinese Nobel laureate's ashes into the sea

2017-07-15 22:38

China says family members of Liu Xiaobo have scattered the ashes of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate into the sea following his death from cancer while in custody.

Chinese Nobel laureate with 'no enemies' dies

2017-07-13 16:27

As Liu Xiaobo braced for his verdict, the late Chinese democracy activist penned a moving statement declaring his love for his wife while telling his jailers: "I have no enemies".

China the 'world's worst jailer of journalists'

2015-12-04 16:02

As Chinese President Xi Jinping chairs the two-day Forum on China-Africa Co-operation, at least 44 journalists are behind bars in his country for charges including criticising the state.

US rebuked Norway on Obama Nobel Peace Prize

2014-05-15 17:42

Barack Obama's administration rebuked Norway after he won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, saying it was an awkward honour for an as-yet untested leader, a Norwegian diplomat revealed.

China activists push limits, protest 'dictatorship'

2013-12-30 12:46

China's Southern Street Movement has urged an end to China's "dictatorship", scorned the regime as "rogue" and dared leaders to disclose their assets as a step against graft.

China-Norway relations remain frosty

2013-10-28 12:51

China's three-year snub of Norway over a Nobel Peace Prize award has illustrated the sharp edge of Chinese diplomacy, though there is a hope that relations will get better.

Liu Xiaobo's wife pens letter to leader

2013-06-14 21:09

The wife of China's jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner has written an open letter to new Chinese leader Xi Jinping to protest an 11-year prison term given to her brother.

Nobel Peace Prize losing some of its prestige?

2012-12-07 10:58

Described as the most prestigious award in the world, the Nobel Peace Prize risks losing some of its lustre because unexpected and controversial choices of late.

China: Call for Liu Xiaobo release

2012-12-06 10:01

More than 40 high-profile Chinese writers, lawyers and activists have sent a letter to the new leader of the Communist Party Xi Jinping, urging him to free jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.

Nobel Peace Prize jury probed

2012-02-02 10:01

Nobel Peace Prize officials are facing an inquiry over accusations they have drifted away from the prize's original selection criteria by choosing such winners as President Barack Obama.


Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo 'led astray by West' - China media

2017-07-14 12:49

A newspaper published by China's ruling Communist Party has dismissed late Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo as a pawn of the West whose legacy will fade.

China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate granted medical parole

2017-06-26 17:48

Jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been released on medical parole after his diagnosis of late-stage liver cancer.

Rename China embassy's street after dissident - lawmakers

2014-05-30 09:54

US lawmakers have called for the street outside China's embassy to be renamed in honor of jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.

Video of Liu Xiaobo's wife screens in NYC

2014-01-15 16:09

Rare video showing what life is like under house arrest for Liu Xia, the Chinese artist married to jailed Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, has been screened for the first time in New York.

China's Liu Xiaobo seeks retrial

2013-11-19 12:37

Five years into his 11-year prison term, Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo plans to challenge his subversion conviction on grounds that he was legally exercising his right to free speech.

China to jail Nobel winner's relative

2013-08-16 14:07

A Chinese court has upheld the 11-year prison sentence handed down to the brother-in-law of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, the man's lawyer says.

Wife of jailed Nobel winner: I'm not free

2013-04-23 19:20

Liu Xia, under house arrest in China since her imprisoned husband Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize, has made a rare appearance at a trial, yelling out a car window: "I'm not free."

Mo Yan's silence on Liu Xiaobo angers

2012-12-07 10:45

Critics have reacted with anger after Nobel literature laureate Mo Yan brushed off concerns over censorship and refused to comment on jailed writer Liu Xiaobo.

China's Nobel feud with Norway still on

2012-10-31 13:00

China is signalling no end to a two-year-old frost in relations with Norway prompted by the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to imprisoned Chinese writer Liu Xiaobo.

China puts veteran activist on trial

2011-12-25 11:06

Veteran Chinese activist Chen Xi will go on trial for subversion amid a crackdown on dissent aimed at silencing the nation's increasingly vocal human rights movement, rights groups have said.

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