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In this Saturday, July 15, 2017 file photo, a rosary hangs over the portrait of the late Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo is displayed outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong. China cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

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A banner displaying a sketch of late Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo and his detained wife Liu Xia is displayed outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong, Saturday, July 15, 2017. China cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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A portrait of the late Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo is displayed outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong, Saturday, July 15, 2017. China cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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A portrait of late Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo is displayed outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong, Saturday, July 15, 2017. China cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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A rosary hangs over the portrait of the late Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo is displayed outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong, Saturday, July 15, 2017. China cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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A photo showing Liu Xia, center, holding a photo of the late Liu Xiaobo as Liu Xiaoxuan, Liu Xiaobo's younger brother, right, holds his cremated remains in a black box near Liu Xia's brother Liu Hui, left, during a ceremony, is displayed at a government press conference held in a hotel in Shenyang in northeastern China's Liaoning Province, Saturday, July 15, 2017. China cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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ADDS A DROPPED WORD IN FIRST SENTENCE - In this photo provided by the Shenyang Municipal Information Office, people attend the funeral of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo at a funeral parlor in Shenyang in northeastern China's Liaoning Province, Saturday, July 15, 2017. China cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished. (Shenyang Municipal Information Office via AP)

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A computer screen shows an image of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo during a ceremony to mourn late Liu, China's most famous political prisoner, at Democracy Square in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, July 14, 2017. Liu died Thursday of liver cancer at 61. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)

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In this photo provided by the Shenyang Municipal Information Office, Liu Xia, center, wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, holds a portrait of him during his funeral at a funeral parlor in Shenyang in northeastern China's Liaoning Province, Saturday, July 15, 2017. China says the body of Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer, has been cremated. The government of the city of Shenyang in northeastern China, where Liu was treated, said in a briefing that the cremation took place Saturday morning in a ceremony attended by family and friends. (Shenyang Municipal Information Office via AP)

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In this photo provided by the Shenyang Municipal Information Office, people attend the of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo during his funeral at a funeral parlor in Shenyang in northeastern China's Liaoning Province, Saturday, July 15, 2017. China says the body of Liu Xiaobo, who died this week after a battle with liver cancer, has been cremated. The government of the city of Shenyang in northeastern China, where Liu was treated, said in a briefing that the cremation took place Saturday morning in a ceremony attended by family and friends. (Shenyang Municipal Information Office via AP)

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People walk by an image of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo shown on a large screen as a TV news reports Liu's death in Tokyo, Friday, July 14, 2017. World leaders and human rights advocates expressed sorrow and anger over the death of Liu, who died Thursday, July 13 in police custody while being treated for advanced liver cancer in prison. The words on the screen, top, "Liu Xiaobo passed away. " (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

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FILE - In this April 2008 file photo shows Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo as he poses for a photographer in China. The judicial bureau in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang says jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has died of multiple organ failure Thursday, July 13, 2017, at age 61. (AP Photo/Kyodo News, File)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 27, 2017, file photo, protesters wear masks of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo during a demonstration demanding his release outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong, one day after his lawyer said Liu has been released on medical parole after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer. A friend of Liu says he doubts the government’s claims that the ailing dissident is too sick to leave the country in part because of a video in which Liu is described as being in “acceptable” condition. Whether Liu is able to travel is a question in negotiations for his possible release from a Chinese hospital. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2010 file photo, a police officer stands guard beside a picture of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo outside the Chinese government liaison office in Hong Kong. Jailed Chinese Nobel peace laureate Liu has been released on medical parole after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, his lawyer said Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

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Pro-democracy protesters display a picture of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo with words "Releasing Liu Xiaobo" during a candlelight vigil demonstration in Hong Kong Tuesday, Nov.2, 2010. A human rights watchdog has slammed the U.N. secretary-general for failing to press China's president to release an imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate, accusing Ban Ki-Moon of caring more about his own re-election than the protection of dissidents. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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A pro-democracy protester wearing a mask of jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo protests outside the Chinese government liaison office in Hong Kong Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)