Politics - 14 Jul 2017

China’s most famous dissident has passed away

Subscribe to keep reading.

Sign up to stay briefed on what the Chinese government is doing, thinking, and saying.

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Liu Xiaobo, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, passed away on Thursday. He is the first peace prize winner to die while being detained by his government since Carl von Ossietzky in Germany in 1938.

Liu’s detention and death are a stark reminder that the Communist Party will brook no dissent.

Ja...

Snuh-ohez.

Your subscription doesn't include access to this content. Upgrade your account to access.

Change your plan