Liu Xiaobo

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 Liu Xiaobo pictured in 2005  in Guangzhou in southern China. Photograph: Getty Images

China’s jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been granted medical parole after he was diagnosed with terminal cancer of the liver, his law(...)

Amid tensions between the two countries, Burmese opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi began her visit to China on Wednesd(...)

Veteran Chinese pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo: the Nobel Peace Prize laureate was imprisoned for dissent. Photograph: Reuters/Will Burgess

Without any warning that a white paper would be coming, China’s cabinet, the State Council, issued a fiercely upbeat government report yesterday, sa(...)

Protesters hold a picture of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo in Hong Kong on Christmas Day, 2009, after a Chinese court had handed down an 11-year sentence on subversion charges after he had called for sweeping political reforms. The Nobel Peace Prize winner remains in prison. Photograph: Kin Cheung/AP

When President Michael D Higgins shakes the hand of his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, in Beijing next week, the two leaders will have much in commo(...)

A pro-democracy protester holds a portrait of Liu Xia, wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, during a protest to call for the freeing of Chinese dissidents  in Hong Kong. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

US secretary of state John Kerry has called for the release of jailed Nobel peace prize winner Liu Xiaobo and for his wife Liu Xia’s extra-legal ho(...)

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