Wife Detained After Visiting Nobel Winner

The wife of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner, Liu Xiaobo, was allowed to meet with her husband on Sunday at the prison in northeastern China where he is serving an 11-year sentence, but she was then escorted back to Beijing and placed under house arrest, a human...

Liu Xiaobo: 20 years of activism

In his time Liu Xiaobo has been a political activist, author, university professor and an annoyance to the Chinese Communist Party. He has now been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, despite fierce opposition from the Chinese government. Outside the country of his birth,...