Browsing Tag Liu Xia

China: Writer and PEN Member Dies While on Medical Parole

China: Writer and PEN Member Dies While on Medical Parole

By | November 8, 2017 at 11:29 am

“‘In the beginning, there was the word.’ This was what our dear colleague Yang Tongyan believed. He spent 22 years of his life in prison, and finally he paid with his life to prove the truth of this sentence.

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China: Concerns for Well-being of Poet and Artist Liu Xia

China: Concerns for Well-being of Poet and Artist Liu Xia

By | July 21, 2017 at 5:05 pm

PEN International is deeply concerned for the health and well-being of Liu Xia, following the death of her husband, Liu Xiaobo.

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Liu Xiaobo: Lover and Poet

Liu Xiaobo: Lover and Poet

By | July 5, 2017 at 2:05 pm

Liu Xiaobo who is suddenly ‘free’ isn’t free at all; but let us celebrate this great man’s greater, more lasting freedom, so terribly earned: to be back in the arms of his beloved.

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China: Take Action for Liu Xiaobo

China: Take Action for Liu Xiaobo

By | June 28, 2017 at 11:48 am

Take action for dissident writer, PEN member and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Liu Xiaobo, following news of his diagnosis of liver cancer.

Posted in: Campaigns

PEN Canada Concerned for Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo

PEN Canada Concerned for Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo

By | June 26, 2017 at 4:03 pm

The following letter was sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on behalf of the members of PEN Canada.

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China: Nobel Laureate and PEN Member, Liu Xiaobo, Diagnosed with Cancer

China: Nobel Laureate and PEN Member, Liu Xiaobo, Diagnosed with Cancer

By | June 26, 2017 at 11:04 am

Authorities must provide PEN member and Nobel Laureate, Liu Xiaobo, access to necessary medical care following his diagnosis of liver cancer.

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China: Seven years after his arrest PEN writers urge China to release Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo

China: Seven years after his arrest PEN writers urge China to release Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo

By | December 8, 2015 at 8:00 am

Seven years after his arrest PEN writers urge China to release Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo and wife Liu Xia, who has been under an illegal house arrest for more than five years.

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