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Nobel Widow Leaves China After 8 Years Under House Arrest

Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, left China on Tuesday for Europe after eight years under house arrest, her relatives and friends said. Western governments and activists have urged China for years to release Liu Xia, citing the fact that she has never been charged with any crime. Liu Xia's brother, Liu Hui, wrote on a social media site: "Sister has already left Beijing for Europe at noon to start her new life. Thanks to everyone who has...

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