Browsing Tag Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo: A life like a symphonic poem

Liu Xiaobo: A life like a symphonic poem

By | July 17, 2017 at 11:02 am

Tienchi Martin-Liao reflects on the life and work of her colleague, Liu Xiaobo, who passed away on July 13, 2017 while on medical parole.

Posted in: Blog

Liu Xiaobo: “I have no enemies. . . .”

Liu Xiaobo: “I have no enemies. . . .”

By | July 17, 2017 at 10:11 am

Marian Botsford Fraser’s recollection of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for Chinese poet Liu Xiaobo.

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Liu Xiaobo – An Exceptional Life, Always Remembered

Liu Xiaobo – An Exceptional Life, Always Remembered

By | July 13, 2017 at 11:30 am

The PEN community are deeply saddened to hear of Liu Xiaobo’s death today.

Posted in: News

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.

Posted in: Blog, Profiles

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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From the Archives: Liu Xiaobo wins 2012 One Humanity Award

From the Archives: Liu Xiaobo wins 2012 One Humanity Award

By | October 31, 2013 at 11:10 am

In this video, former PEN Canada president Charles Foran presents the award to Liu Xiaobo. We had hoped to get his reaction but we were unable to make contact with him in prison. Activist and former national president of the Chinese Canadian National Council Gloria Fung accepted the award on his behalf and gave this speech: […]

Posted in: Archives, Videos

Book Raises Money, Awareness for PEN Canada

Book Raises Money, Awareness for PEN Canada

By | August 8, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Dominic Ali talks to Jennifer Lanthier, author of “The Stamp Collector”— a picture book Yann Martel described as “a darkly luminous tale about the power of stories and the bonds of empathy they can weave.”

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