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Nobel laureate's widow allowed to leave China for Europe

BEIJING (AP) — A person briefed on the matter says Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, has left China for Europe after eight years under house arrest. ...

Person briefed on the matter says Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's widow Liu Xia is being allowed to leave China for Europe

BEIJING (AP) — Person briefed on the matter says Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's widow Liu Xia is being allowed to leave China for Europe.

UN experts fear for health of Liu Xiaobo's detained widow

GENEVA (AP) — A group of U.N. human rights experts are expressing concerns about the health of the widow of late Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, saying the Chinese government should let her see...

Photo story: tens of thousands march against China in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Tens of thousands of Hongkongers marched through the streets yesterday, on the anniversary Hong Kong's sovereignty being handed to China in a show of dissatisfaction w...

Police stop protest at Hong Kong handover anniversary event

HONG KONG (AP) — Police in Hong Kong have stopped about 20 pro-democracy protesters from getting near a ceremony marking the anniversary of the city's handover from Britain to China. ...

China rejects appeal on behalf of Nobel Prize winner's widow

BEIJING (AP) — China has rejected an appeal from dozens of writers and artists for the release from house arrest of the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. Foreign Ministry...

'It's easier to die': Liu Xiaobo's widow voices desperation

BEIJING (AP) — A close friend of the late Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo has released a recording of an emotional phone call with his widow. Liu Xia has never been charged w...

From Snake to Dog, five dark years for journalism in China

TAIPEI (RSF) -- As China prepares to celebrate its New Year, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) points out that more than 50 journalists and bloggers are currently imprisoned and that, from the Year of t...

The jailing of Lee Ming-che and the response it should receive from the world

So, the wheels of Chinese “justice” have set in motion once more and decided that the supposed crimes committed by Taiwanese national Lee Ming-che (李明哲) warrant a five-year jail term. It i...

Taiwan not mentioned in Trump-Xi talks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a Thursday meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump in the Great Hall of the People, neither of the leaders brought up discussions regard...

Writers urge Trump to seek release of Nobel laureate's wife

BEIJING (AP) — Ahead of President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, literary luminaries such as Margaret Atwood and Philip Roth are calling on China to free the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xi...

Is the 'democracy wall' concept at Hong Kong universities turning sour?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--The slogans put up on Hong Kong universities’ democracy walls represent many views. But are they offensive? Early this morning, a slogan on the democracy wall at the Edu...

Liu Xiaobo's widow in rare video amid fears for her safety

BEIJING (AP) — A video has surfaced online showing the wife of Liu Xiaobo for the first time since the funeral of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate who died in Chinese custody. The vide...

Hong Kong activist says Chinese tortured him for Messi photo

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's main pro-democracy party says one of its members was briefly abducted and tortured by suspected mainland Chinese security agents because he planned to send a signed photo ...

UN rights chief says China must allow Liu Xia to move freely

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. human rights chief says he intends to keep pressuring China to allow the wife of the late Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo to move freely and leave the country if s...