Liu Xiaobo

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Liu Xiaobo
Native name刘晓波
Born28 December 1955(1955-12-28)
Changchun, Jilin, Cheenae
Dee'd13 Julie 2017(2017-07-13) (aged 61)
Shenyang, Liaoning, Cheenae
EddicationBA in Cheenese
(Jilin Varsity)
(Beijing Normal Varsity)
ThriftWriter, poleetical commentator, human richts activist
Hauf-marrae(s)Tao Li (ex-wife)
Liu Xia[1] (m. 1996; his death 2017)
Awairds 2010 Nobel Peace Prize

Liu Xiaobo
Semplifeed Cheenese
Tradeetional Cheenese
Political protest in Hong Kong against the detention o Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo (pronunciation: [ljǒu ɕjàupwó]; born 28 December 1955 - 13 Julie 2017) wis a Cheenese leeterar creetic, professor, an human richts activist wha cried for democratic reforms an the end o ane-pairty rule in Cheenae.[2]

He haes servit as Preses o the Independent Cheenese PEN Center syne 2003. On 8 December 2008, Liu wis detained in response tae his participation wi Charter 08. He wis formally arrestit on 23 Juin 2009, on suspicion o "incitin subversion o state pouer."[3][4] He wis tried on the same chairges on 23 December 2009,[5] an sentenced tae eleiven years' imprisonment an twa years' deprivation o poleetical richts on 25 December 2009.[6] On 26 Juin 2017, he wis grantit medical parole efter bein diagnosed wi terminal liver cancer an he dee'd at the hospital on 13 Julie 2017.[7]

Durin his 4t prison term, he wis awardit the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, for "his lang an non-violent struggle for fundamental human richts in Cheenae."[8][9][10]

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  3. "China's top dissident arrested for subversion". Reuters (in Inglis). 24 Juin 2009. Archived frae the original on 10 Februar 2021. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  4. "中国评论新闻:刘晓波因涉嫌煽动颠覆国家政权罪被依法逮捕". China Review News. 27 Juin 2009. Archived frae the original on 27 Juin 2009. Retrieved 5 August 2022.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  5. Liu Xiaobo, Charter 08 and the Challenges of Political Reform in China. Hong Kong University Press. 2012. pp. 79–94. ISBN 978-988-8139-06-4.
  6. "Case Update: International Community Speaks Out on Liu Xiaobo Verdict…". Human Rights in China. 4 December 2012. Archived frae the original on 4 December 2012. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  7. "Liu Xiaobo: Jailed Chinese dissident has terminal cancer". BBC News. 26 Juin 2017. Archived frae the original on 20 November 2017.
  8. "The Nobel Peace Prize 2010". (in Inglis). Archived frae the original on 28 August 2018. Retrieved 5 August 2022.
  9. "劉曉波獲諾貝爾和平獎 (Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize)", RTHK, 8 October 2010, archived frae the original on 11 October 2010, retrieved 12 November 2010
  10. "Liu Xiaobo could win the Nobel Peace Prize, and he'd be the last to know - The Globe and Mail". The Globe and Mail. 10 October 2010. Archived frae the original on 10 October 2010. Retrieved 5 August 2022.