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China cremates Liu Xiaobo, says his wife is 'free'

China`s late Nobel Peace laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo was cremated in a private, muted ceremony in Shenyang city under official watch on Saturday.

China says awarding Nobel Prize to Liu Xiaobo was 'blasphemy'

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate who spent his last eight years as a prisoner of conscience died at a hospital in Shenyang, China.

China bears responsibility for Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's death: Nobel committee

China bears responsibility for Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's death: Nobel committee

"We find it deeply disturbing that Liu Xiaobo was not transferred to a facility where he could receive adequate medical treatment before he became terminally ill," said Berit Reiss-Andersen.

Struck by liver cancer, Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo dies

Struck by liver cancer, Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo dies

Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo died on Thursday from multiple organ failure, the authorities said, having not been allowed to leave the country for treatment for late-stage liver cancer as he wished.

China dissident Liu Xiaobo's health worsening, hospital says

Liu, 61, is being treated for worsening liver function, septic shock and organ dysfunction, and remains on dialysis, the hospital in the northeastern city of Shenyang said in a short online statement, its latest update.

China's ailing Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo in 'critical condition'

The First Hospital of China Medical University in the northeastern city of Shenyang said Liu's tumour has grown and his liver is bleeding.

Ailing Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo seriously ill, hospital says

Liu, 61, was jailed for 11 years in 2009 for "inciting subversion of state power" after he helped write a petition known as "Charter 08" calling for sweeping political reforms.

Terminally ill Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo's condition worsens

The health of dissident Liu Xiaobo, who has terminal stage liver cancer, has worsened.

Hospital: China's Nobel Peace laureate's ill health worsens

Liu Xiaobo was diagnosed in May while imprisoned for inciting subversion by advocating sweeping political reforms in China. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 while in prison.

 

China's Xi Jinping sees "challenges" in Hong Kong autonomy as protests gather steam

China's Xi Jinping sees "challenges" in Hong Kong autonomy as protests gather steam

Chinese President Xi Jinping`s visit comes amid heightened tension between China and the former British colony.

US envoy: China should allow Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo treatment abroad

China should allow 61-year-old Liu to seek treatment elsewhere "if it would be of help," Ambassador Terry Branstad told reporters at his first public appearance since arriving in Beijing this week.

 

Taiwan offers cancer treatment to China dissident Liu Xiaobo

China has cut off all official communication with Taipei and has upped military drills while Taiwan is developing home-grown defence systems in response to what it sees as a growing threat. 

Chinese Nobel rights activist Liu Xiaobo's cancer beyond surgery: Wife

Liu was jailed for 11 years in 2009 for "inciting subversion of state power" after he helped write a petition known as "Charter 08" calling for sweeping political reforms.

Hong Kong protests as top China official visits

China's Zhang Dejiang kicked off his Hong Kong visit Tuesday by promising to listen to political demands from across society.