US News Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo dies

17:55  13 july  2017
17:55  13 july  2017 Source:   Reuters

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo (File Photo). "If a Nobel Peace Prize laureate dies in detention, it would batter China 's image but only be a short-term political hit," said Mo Zhixu, a dissident writer who is friends with Liu .

Liu Xiaobo died aged 61. Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo has died , the government of the north-eastern Chinese city of Shenyang, where he was being treated for late-stage liver cancer, said on Thursday.

FILE PHOTO: A protester holds an image of jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo outside the Chinese Embassy in Oslo, Norway © REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo FILE PHOTO: A protester holds an image of jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo outside the Chinese Embassy in Oslo, Norway Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo has died, the government of the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang, where he was being treated for late-stage liver cancer, said on Thursday.

An image of Liu Xiaobo is projected on a hotel in the centre of Oslo following the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony © REUTERS/Toby Melville/Files An image of Liu Xiaobo is projected on a hotel in the centre of Oslo following the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony

The Shenyang legal bureau said in a brief statement on its website that Liu had suffered multiple organ failure and efforts to save him had failed.

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BEIJING: The hospital treating imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo said on Monday his condition is now critical and doctors are in "active rescue" mode for China 's best-known political prisoner. Top News headlines.

Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo dies . Rights groups and Western governments had urged China to allow Liu and his wife, Liu Xia, to leave the country to be treated abroad, as Liu had said he wanted.

FILE PHOTO: Undated handout shows Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo © REUTERS/File Photo FILE PHOTO: Undated handout shows Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo Liu, 61, was jailed for 11 years in 2009 for "inciting subversion of state power" after he helped write a petition known as "Charter 08" calling for sweeping political reforms.

He was recently moved from jail to a hospital in Shenyang.

(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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