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  • Secret video of China Nobel's wife screens in NYC

    Rare video showing what life is like under house arrest for Liu Xia, the Chinese artist and poet married to jailed Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, was screened for the first time Tuesday in New York City to an audience of Chinese and American writers and activists who have pushed for her release.


  • Liu Xia, wife of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, stands Dec. 6, 2012, in her Beijing home where she has been held under house arrest for more than two years. Liu trembled uncontrollably and cried as she described how her confinement under house arrest has been absurd and emotionally draining in the two years since her jailed activist husband was named a Nobel Peace laureate. (Associated Press)

    Detained China Nobel wife speaks out

    Stunned that reporters were able to visit her, Liu Xia trembled uncontrollably and cried Thursday as she described how absurd and emotionally draining her confinement under house arrest has been in the two years since her jailed activist husband, Liu Xiaobo, was named a Nobel Peace laureate.


  • Nobel literature winner says censorship necessary

    This year's Nobel literature winner Mo Yan, who has been criticized for his cozy relationship with China's Communist Party, defended censorship Thursday as something as necessary as airport security checks.


  • Mo Yan of China, the 2012 Nobel Literature Prize laureate speaks Dec. 6, 2012, during a press conference at the Royal Swedish Academy in Stockholm. The official prize giving ceremony takes place in Stockholm on Dec. 10. (Associated Press)

    Chinese Nobel literature winner: censorship a must

    This year's Nobel Prize in literature winner, Mo Yan, who has been criticized for his membership in China's Communist Party and reluctance to speak out against the country's government, defended censorship Thursday as something as necessary as airport security checks.


  • Chinese Nobel literature winner: censorship a must

    This year's Nobel Prize in literature winner, Mo Yan, who has been criticized for his membership in China's Communist Party and reluctance to speak out against the country's government, defended censorship Thursday as something as necessary as airport security checks.


  • Dissident to start website for Nobel laureate

    Chinese dissident and author Yu Jie said late Wednesday he was granted asylum in the United States last week and plans to start a website in support of his friend, imprisoned Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.


  • The Washington Times

    KINE: No Valentine's love for China's illegitimate leaders

    The Feb. 14 visit to Washington by Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping gives the United States a well-timed opportunity to lay its cards on the table for China's presumptive next president and Communist Party chairman.


  • Censored Chinese artist's photos coming to NYC

    Liu Xia is a forbidden artist whose work is censored in her native China. The photographer, who is under house arrest, uses life-like dolls as metaphors for the pain and suffering of the Chinese people.


  • Chinese writer Yu Jie (AP photo)

    Chinese dissident describes torture

    Chinese dissident Yu Jie said Wednesday that security officials in Beijing tortured him to the brink of death because of his political opinions and friendship with another prominent pro-democracy advocate, Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo.


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