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Wife of Jailed Chinese Nobel Laureate Pleads for Freedom

The wife of jailed Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo is calling on China to relax the conditions of her government-imposed isolation. Liu Xia has been held without charge in her Beijing home since her husband won the Nobel peace prize in 2010. She is only occasionally allowed to see her husband, who is serving an 11-year prison term for "subversion." A Chinese activist, Zeng Jinyan, on Tuesday relayed three requests from Liu Xia to Chinese authorities. She asked to be able to...

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