There is something about exiled dissidents that usually adds a spark of theatricality to their protests: see, Wang Juntao sitting in a cage in Times Square . Yesterday, however, two dissidents chose to honor Liu Xiaobo and his family's struggles ... FULL ARTICLE AT Shanghaiist
Five years after his detention, the US is calling for the release of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo and an end to his wife's undeclared house arrest. Washington remains deeply concerned about the couple's treatment, along with ... FULL ARTICLE AT South China Morning Post
Liu Xiaobo (pronunciation: [ljǒʊ̯ ɕjɑ̀ʊ̯pɔ́]; born 28 December 1955) is a Chinese literary critic, writer, professor, and human rights activist who called for political reforms and the end of communist one-party rule in the People's Republic of China (PRC). He is currently incarcerated as a political prisoner in the PRC.
Mr. Liu has served from 2003 to 2007 as President of the Independent Chinese... Full Article At Wikipedia.org