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, 1955–2017, Chinese literary critic, poet, and political and human-rights activist, b. Changchun, grad. Jilin Univ. (B.A., 1982), Beijing Normal Univ. (M.A., 1984; Ph.D., 1988).
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"As we all know, Germany has strong relations with China, but at the same time Germany always acts with some principles, such as accepting me and also accepting the wife of (late Tiananmen protest veteran and Nobel Peace Prize winner) Liu Xiaobo, Liu Xia, and accepting these two refugees from Hong Kong.
Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo might visit Taiwan next year for a photo exhibition, reports said Tuesday.
Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump's travel ban, which prevents immigrants, refugees and visa holders from Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen from entering the country.But a glimmer of joy recently showed through the gloom of these and other disheartening developments: The Chinese poet Liu Xia -- the 57-year-old widow of the renowned human rights activist and political dissident Liu Xiaobo -- has made it to Europe.
The verdict comes a day after Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo, was allowed to leave China for Germany.
BERLIN -- In the fall of 2010, Liu Xia traveled to a prison in northeast China to tell her husband, the dissident intellectual Liu Xiaobo, that he had just been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
With peace prize winner Liao Yiwu, Nobel Literature Prize winner Herta ME-ller and many other intellectuals in Germany, she has worked for the release of Liu Xia. Martin-Liao, an author, translator and publisher, lives in Cologne and heads the unofficial Chinese PEN organization helping writers at risk, a position she took on in 2009 after Liu Xiaobo was arrested.
Summary: Beijing [China], July 10 (ANI): After about eight years of house arrest, Liu Xia, widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, has left China.
She edited and co-translated New Cathay: Contemporary Chinese Poetry (2013) and co-translated The Book of Cranes (2015) and Empty Chairs: Poems by Liu Xia (2015).
A foreign ministry spokesman told reporters that Liu Xia's right to travel was an issue for the Chinese government alone to determine.
The lawmen identified the two others as Chinese national Liu Xia and Korean Park Panho, who were also casino players victimized by the syndicate.
Regardless of Trump, other world leaders should join human rights groups in insisting that Beijing release Liu's wife, the poet Liu Xia, who has been under police surveillance since 2010, and let her move to the country of her choice.