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China: Nobel Laureate’s Widow Released

Expand Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning political dissident Liu Xiaobo, smiles as she arrives at the Helsinki International Airport in Vantaa, Finland, July 10, 2018.  © 2018 Lehtikuva/Jussi Nukari via Reuters (New York) – The Chinese government permitted Liu Xia, the widow of dissident Liu Xiaobo, to board a plane to Germany on the morning of July 10, 2018, nearly a year to the day since her husband’s death, Human Rights Watch said today. The German government negotiated Liu Xia’s release, whose health significantly deteriorated during nearly eight years of house arrest.…

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