17 Burst results for "Liu Xiaobo"

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on The Ziglar Show

The Ziglar Show

02:29 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on The Ziglar Show

"You're going to have to take the stairs ugly that's the way it is in my the elevator to the talk is out of order and yes you are going to have to take the stairs in order to get i believe ladies and gentleman that winning relationships that friends are going to be playing an important part of love this story the little guy that was trying to get his dad's attention and his dad was ignoring him he was busy with other things little boy got real insisted there he said that said who's your favorite you like superman are batman better and a vase at all son i i'm busy candy but but daddy just every which one do you like the best superman batman and vowed that okay said superman is my favorite boudoir so the batman is my favorite in the fall said walesa nice song but super last month liu xiaobo said but that is gonna ask me why batman is my favorite and voller said okay so why is batman your favorite and the little boy looked at him in and said the batman has got a friend the father finally got the point he said that's imported to eu isn't it son he said years daddy it is aren't we all looking for friends the we all need that attention isn't a troop paticularly within our families the things that we do in that family that make such a big difference is it true that the applause of a single human being is of great consequence does it it really affect our productivity are happen is an everything we do in every area of our alive and it really boils down to becoming interested in uh the other person it really does there's no such thing folks is somebody who does not have that everyone has value when we recognize and encourage that value it's amazing what can happen uh as a result uh.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

01:34 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on On Point with Tom Ashbrook | Podcasts

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:47 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on KQED Radio

"With him a lot and he's a very special person the president spoke at a press conference with president macro of france just hours of liu xiaobo had died liu who won the two thousand ten nobel peace prize were suffering from late stage liver cancer in a hospital in northeast china after the government refused to let him leave the country for treatment liu xiaobo is sixty one and had been imprisoned since two thousand eight for inciting subversion of state power it was one of the authors of the charter oh eight declaration that called for democracy and free speech in china and was sent to prison even before that statement could be published liu xiaobo let a hunger strike during the tiananmen square protests in which hundreds or perhaps even thousands of people died when chinese troops be shocked and crush demonstrators during protests in the early morning hours of june four 1989 he was jailed for two years thereafter and threetimes after that lewis in prison when he received the nobel in two thousand ten for what the committee called his long nonviolent struggle for fundamental human rights in china when when he was informed he reportedly said identikit this prize to the loss souls of four jew all presidents have compelling reasons to keep a cordial relationship with china it is rich powerful and essential to the world's economies but in the hours after liu xiaobo died the two leaders who met to celebrate their nation shared principles of liberty did not mark a loss of a man who gave his life life to the struggle for liberty in his country in fact president trump pause to salute the man who has the regime that imprisoned liu xiaobo we might ask ourselves a few questions to will americans to go to china on cultural exchanges speak up against a government that suppresses artists writers and thinkers like liu xiaobo who create culture will any of the american universities that have opened profitable outpost in china speak up against censorship ben in defence of those including students who are imprisoned for free speech as liu xiaobo shed in the new bill speech he was not permitted to deliver in person and free expression is the foundation of human rights the source of humanity and the mother of true and you're listening to npr news support.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

01:39 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on NPR News Now

"The ashes were the chinese nobel peace prize winner liu xiaobo have been buried at sea hours after he was cremated lou died of liver cancer while serving an eleven year prison sentence for calling for political change the bbc's michael bristow reports officials say liu's wife attended the cremation and was given the ashes a video released by the authorities shows why tune be loaded into the ocean petals with hoon it afterwards the government is keen to show his treated liu xiaobo well even though it imprisoned him at a press conference following the burial the nobel laureates eldest brother said the funeral arrangements had been carried out in accordance with a found his wishes put another chinese distance said the c burial was organized because the government wanted noah to remember leo xiaobo on chinese soil the bbc's michael bristow u n mediated syrian peace negotiations have failed to achieve a breakthrough to end the ongoing conflict but we such lime reports the un is hoping to reach a political settlement when the two sides meet again in september un mediator steffan de mistura is a perennial optimist while acknowledging that no breakthrough has been made in the syrian talks he says this been no breakdown that noone walked out in incremental progress has been made so far the warring parties have refused to sit at the same table to negotiate peace to mr says he hopes they finally will agree to meet face to face in september lisa hsinlin reporting from geneva i'm windsor johnston and you're listening to npr news in washington.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:42 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Talk onto force in the square was that where all read we were ready to die for our country and with salim shall paulo who condensed students to withdraw from the square when the tanks came in and say in many ways we all our lives to him added any outages say i'm gonna say to save thousands of people yes and he did so and by advocating a less aggressive four of protests i think that very much became his eaves his way of communicating and his leaves in some ways he's western on how to reform china and since ten and then until his death he was in some ways are reluctant radical a protest at this attend and nonetheless he was very consistent you talked about political reform ally mentioned the charter that he published in two thousand eight without going into too much detail simply fulltime reasons what was the basic message within the chart the one thing that and very much ever taytay to the government was the charter caught for the end of oneparty rule and liu xiaobo unfortunately is not very well known in china big if you think about it this is why into kill with it is a very powerful stage and the charter wasn't even published a by a few thousand into lightrx and then saying his impact within china was quite minimal out there he's very well known outside of china especially after he wandered nope out perhaps an is that why the chinese authorities were so nervous about how to deal with him especially when he became so ill but he had been jailed three times since channel and lfa winning the nobel prize in in away smarter and for most people who grew up in communist china lift through china's modern history we knew he wasn't going to come out of prison why's he won that war and of course the chinese authorities wouldn't allow him to leave prison in order to gun collected will never let me bring my guest into maybe offer thought a james watson in your mind maybe a question to the bombing one thing i've been incest anton you mentioned the wasn't.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour

02:20 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on PBS NewsHour

"The nobel peace prize laureate liu xiaobo died yesterday in china of liver cancer after years behind bars for his efforts to democratize his homeland lose work and his plight brought him global attention work that enraged the chinese government his death brought an outpouring of tributes william bring them has this look at loose xiaobo's life and legacy from hong kong to sydney and around the world there have been vigils overnight in today john kamm runs a human rights organisation based in san francisco that advocates for political prisoners in china a great loss for china uh someone who was committed to nonviolent change is is gone and it's a great loss for the world he'd been released from prison on medical leave only a few weeks earlier but supporters say he was denied proper care the chinese government brutally killed by teacher i'm one of the most genuine and conscientious chinese in the world i would like to ask the world world leaders and people around the world which side iowa president trump praised will you in a statement yesterday calling him a poet scholar and courageous advocate china's government flatly denies liu was missed treated in today a spokesman condemned the international criticisms good you know over you're those statements are interference in china's judicial sovereignty in domestic affairs liu xiaobo is a criminal who was put on trial by china's laws for decades lu was one of the chinese government's most outspoken critics he rose to prominence during the 1989 tiananmen square protests returning from the us to support the original student demonstrators after troops opened fire killing hundreds perhaps thousands leo help negotiate safe passage for the survivors he remained in china despite the tension and constant surveillance in continued his political advocacy in two thousand eight he helped author of charter await to a manifesto demanding political and civil reform and he was sentenced to eleven years in prison for subversion ten thousand people signed that a petition he is the only one.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

03:20 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"The world and not mantra bochum is being sayed in china what was he viewed like cler not a lot of people knew at that late chapel cms now that he will it's banned from his work and his books so as not publish in china and as a individual an against the old part for state 'have had a very small voice but his voice was heard for much stronger outside a china and do you think the term and you're montell pressure can be applied when china to release his wife i am not sure that we'll have any fat and i'm not also saw that better rate is enough pressure untied to act as such in liu xiaobo's case in my view is winning nobel peace prize and in fact sealed his fate and man that not only would it never leave china that perhaps a he would never links person and in some way is said that international pressure subtle tag is has at very fact for people who live in china could just explained that herbert one before he won the nobel prize and he was an a dissident well now a outside of china at that had slow all impact within china and as one does many dissidents an olympic country that after boy eight this and after he won the prize he was clearly marked doubt as representing the chris it at voice in china and marked out as that particular individually or as a symbol of some kind of move men which it wasn't a very big movement within china considering involved a few thousand people all but because of war it became very well now outside of china and his wife subsequent lay worse putt i hadn't air house rice immediately after that it happened possess gm william attorneys born writer who knew israel digging let's head to israel now with friday prayers at the al access mosque complex of bank councils that's happened in the past few minutes the reason is a major security incident and the old city of jerusalem ss more we can cost to the bbc's tom bateman an injury said some and what do we know about what's happened all we know is the three men approached one of the gates to the old city this morning the the heavily guarded gates replacing security forces and the police say they were armed with two guns and a knife and they opened fire now a chase then ensues it appears across.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

01:40 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on NPR News Now

"For npr news i'm steve brown in providence federal judge in honolulu is clarified exemptions for travellers arriving in the united states from six majoritymuslim nations us district court judge derek watson sis travelers an refugees with formal assurance from resettlement agency cannot be barred from entering the us is ruling also expands the list of relatives allowed in under the travel ban prominent chinese dissident and nobel peace laureate liu xiaobo has died of liver cancer at the age of sixty one npr's anthony kuhn reports from beijing that leo was on medical parole while serving an eleven year jail term you'll died in a hospital in northeast china's xinyang city where he was moved after being diagnosed with late stage liver cancer in may chinese government insisted that he was welltreated it rejected foreign governments calls for him to receive treatment overseas as meddling in its affairs leo played an important role in both the 1989 prodemocracy protests and the charter await manifesto calling for democratic reforms his name is censored on china's internet in many chinese of never heard of him he efforts inside china to commemorate liu xiaobo are likely to be quickly suppressed as well anthony kuhn npr news beijing this is npr news the nonpartisan congressional budget office says president trump spending plan would lower the federal deficit but not by five point six trillion dollars over ten years has promised the cbo says the figures more like three trillion dollars largely due to spending cuts and slower economic growth the cbo report also shows trump's budget would not lead to a surplus.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:44 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Chinese state despite his plea to be allowed to go abroad for cancer treatment mr he was jailed for eleven years in two thousand nine after he helped initiate a petition calling for democracy his friend the artists an activist i way said his death was a testament to china's brutality liu xiaobo soccer fired fly to japan very value by were your people know them because begging apart try control our media you combat claimed name cannot be measured nobody knows the nobel prize when you're in the person that they are now if i believe there were cancer or the other love bay hello laura ingraham here very mysterious he almost have known have who became his work out before he become mom and cautious so this is really a tragedy time you garment very are again refused any kind of a nation but while mr hughes hardly known in china because of strict censorship of the media is plight has been closely followed in hong kong support his having gathering at the official representative office of the chinese government to take part individual correspondent in hong kong juliana lou tubby mall i was there very early in the morning and at that point there were about a dozen activists and demonstrators some of them had been there since monday since monday there being a relay of sorts with people demonstrating outside the liaison office 24 hours so some of them are still down certainly last night when news of his death broke about a hundred members of the public spontaneously gathered outside of that office they went there to sign a condolence book that is still there and expect more people to be go in there throughout the day last night there were people who arrived in tears others went there to express their their and their anger or their grief supporters brought white chrysanthemum flowers which are a symbol of mourning so that's the scene outside the official liaison office that's the chinese government's representative office in hong kong scenes that you would not see you would not see in china itself and with the demonstrators there was also a heavy police presence around the corner from from where i was there was three large police fanned so hongkong government preparing for a pasta civil rights intentional or scuffles but so far all.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHour

01:47 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on PBS NewsHour

"And in the day's other news president trump held talks in paris with the president of france but he faced questions about his sons meeting with the russian lawyer last summer aimed at getting information harmful to hillary clinton at a joint news conference mr trump dismissed criticism of the meeting and said quote it's called opposition research will have a full report after the news summary in china political dissident and nobel peace prize winner liu xiaobo died today of liver cancer he had been released from a state prison last month and hospitalized but was barred from going abroad for treatment you was one of the chinese government's most vocal opponents and spent decades campaigning for greater human rights in his imprisoned in two thousand nine for subversion his death drew widespread criticism of beijing i think it's outrageous the chinese government we've the fiction that liu xiaobo was a criminal it's very clear that thanks to liu xiaobo millions of people not just in china but across the world have been inspired to stand up for freedom and justice in the face of oppression us secretary of state rex tillerson urged china to release liu's wife who was under house arrest in the white house said president trump was deeply saddened by the news liu xiaobo was sixty one years old former president jimmy carter was hospitalized for dehydration today in canada mr carter is ninety two habitat for humanity said he had been working in the sun building homes for the needy and winnipeg manitoba the organization said the former president told them these okay and he urged the crew to keep building.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WORT 89.9 FM

WORT 89.9 FM

02:37 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WORT 89.9 FM

"The close watch of the one the party state he'd been moved from prison to hospital only weeks before his death and to deflect the charged that is liver cancer was neglected until beyond treatment beijing released video footage of him expressing satisfaction with his care and it allowed to foreign doctors to visit his bedside but the life and the death of this nobel winner underlined the costs of political defiance in china expressing washington's condolences the us secretary of state rex tillerson called on beijing to release liu xiaobo's wife and letter leave china the chinese dissident iway way said china i heard showed the world how brutal it society could be the norwegian nobel committee said mr liu would remain a powerful symbol for all who fought for freedom and democracy the campaign group amnesty international called him a giant of human rights a man of fierce intellect principle which and humanity nicholas but quelen is the group's director therefore east asia ease message definitely had a universal appeal in and outside china has inspired millions of people and you will continue to do so and certainly amnesty international will continue to struggle for the very ideals that the carries on so courage risley at the price of his own life the former president of brazil's luiz ignacio lula da silva says he plans to seek reelection next year despite his supreme court conviction for corruption at nine and a half year prison sentence implying that the judgement was politically motivated lula said his opponents and the judges were destroyed growing brazilian democracy in a defiant news conference live said he would appeal katie watson is in rio speaking at the worker's party headquarters in sao paulo unit told supporters sentence wouldn't stop him running as a candidate for the presidency next year the anyone he thinks this is taken me out of the game they should know that i'm still in it he said said anyone he thinks this the end of lula will be proved wrong on wednesday the former president was convicted of corruption money laundering accused of receiving bribes in the form of ever fabisch beachfront property in return he helped an engineering company win contracts with the state oil company petrobas world news from the bbc the british government says it's taken a major step in withdrawing the country from the european union it's published legislation to convert thousands of european laws and regulations into british law to help ensure life continues as normally as possible onceseparate shen occurs.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

02:04 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

"In floored we have a place for you not only do we understand your aspirants we're ready for them for all the amazing things your future holds we hold the key floored the future is here from the opinion pages at the wall street journal this is foreign edition now mary kissel welcome to foreign edition i am mary kissel with the wall street journal editorial board coming to you from our studios in midtown manhattan it is a very very sad day indeed a tragic day we've just received word that nobel peace laureate liu xiaobo has died at the age of sixty one after a battle with liver cancer he was serving in eleven year sentence for the quote unquote crime of abdicating for a free china he is a hero he is someone who we've long admired at the editorial page and we're going to talk about not just what he achieved in this life the stands that he took but what his life and the trajectory of it says about china today and i'm very happy to welcome our asia opinion editor hugo rest all high hugo among let's start with mr liu himself who started out life i really in the post cultural revolutionera as an intellectual as someone who got a phd in literature who came over to study here at columbia university and yet immediately flew back to china when he saw the tindeman square protests going on hugo what motivates someone like that to leave a life of relative easa a life of ideas a a safe life here in the united states to to return home like that.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

03:28 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Joining us let's beat now to japan li yang a friend and fellow dissident who had been jailed for five years but is now living in washington and joins us from then now we are sorry for your loss i wonder if we could just get your reaction to the unwillingness of the chinese authorities to allow your friend to leave china it always are really really devastating news that we heard this morning that are dear friend the democracy leader new shabwa pathway now before that you about two weeks we happing trying may have tried to make outbursts their hurt to get him off china to receive medical treatment and more importantly for him to die as a free man but our best there for details are to be not good enough anna i'm very very sad at his moment and i heed these there every right to die as a firmer work thinking we are so terribly sorry to hear your distress do just take a moment and stay gas i wonder what you make of what you heard from china editor carry gracie talking about those people who chose to focus on their lives post the tiananmen square massacre in 1989 and those who chose to continue to challenge as liu xiaobo did what what does that mean what does that tell us about him and his character liu xiaobo is unique in this regard after him and square mater he had mahdi porch charles's offer leaving china to come to overseas to leave in democracy and freedom byrd he rejected these opportunities is there he remaining china continues he's vr for africa to change china he made the most the contribution and also made the big biggest sacrifice including his a hammer everybody thought hurting in the past almo past the two three decades his wife and other family members and are at this moment you know what are we can do is to resolve to carry his on spirit forward to continue our word i'll fight for freedom and democracy and i also want to remind the whole world what a camera garment would lead this happen what a government what account garmin the would not allow him to die as a free man what kind of garbage look not even he and his wife have a final moments we also realise y k chan lui yang friend and fellow dissident friend.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:31 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on KQED Radio

"In the wake of the 19 eighty nine square massacre when western governments sanction china in its reputation took a drubbing in the 1990s as china began releasing some political prisoners this helps to get some of what it wanted such as membership in the world trade organization in two thousand in one and the rights to host the olympics in two thousand eight now chinese economy is about forty times it size in 1980 nine instead of trying to attract foreign investment china's now doling it out out independent analyst which ounces china has few incentives left to bother with human rights diplomacy fluent indonesia the what you've done is that the question for the international community now is what does china lead that can be exchanged internationally strategically who notes that china is preparing for a communist party congress this fall that will decide the leadership lineup for years to come in so it's top priority his nipping any political challenges in the bud huntingdon's and each the vets young bounty lives devilish nearly two talent area and social controls us so especially over dissidence and they're very confident about this they're not concerned that liu xiaobo will have any political impact if he lives in china they would of course lose that control of radio if he goes overseas when china's showed prisoners clemency in the past observers praised it as a sign of confidence but worst point is that china now has a different kind of confidence that it no longer needs to keep the in the pressure from foreigners were give quarter due his enemies at home home anthony kuhn npr news beijing.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

01:48 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

"For india vera leaving the leading edge of their economy of uh of information technology and outsourcing and those are precisely theory of the trump is targeting um for protectionist measures so it's not yet clear what trump uh plans to do on uh things why ph one b visas that uh indian companies rely on so heavily to get their workers into the united states so that they can uh vas back and forth um and facilitate the uh the trade in services uh but uh you know mody has to uh try to shape that decision while he has the opportunity well in some respects it's a it's a shame that trump is so populist because if anything mode he needs more encouragement to liberalise into open up india to global trade in competition remember india listeners out there that don't follow that economy was really a given a terrible legacy of socialism by the colonial brits and they they imported the worst ideas will call it the rubiun socialism after one of india's founders who a unfortunately they they wrote a great constitution but then they they degraded it integrated property rights and adopted these ideas that have been very harmful to the economy was known for a long time as the lessons rajoub regime where he just needed a web of of regulates regulatory approvals to start any kind of business at all and i think hugo mr mody was when he was a governor of gujarat was a guy really pushed for economic opening for his state.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

02:30 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

"It's still a repressive one party state what what what was your reaction hugo yeah and they're they're terrified of people like career who will point out with him pull back her china fail to uphold the law by our own laws in a way that a treatment film people and uh they they suffer an extreme version of that um because the hugh's imprisoned for the last nine years he still had i think about four more years to go on his sentence um simply for peacefully asking for political reform yep peacefully asking for political reform and he certainly not the only case that we have chronicled on the editorial pages hugo i know you've taken the uninteresting galluci shongwe a ten the aisle and others many of whom are human rights lawyers who were pointing out that very fact that you just mentioned that china's constitution itself is supposed to provide certain freedoms for the chinese people in beijing ignores them riot police her bore represent for an earlier generation before the human rights lawyers burst onto the pin uh but uh he actually goes back to 1980 nine he was one of the elder statesman uh advising the students in tiananmen square and he served a number of years in prison because of that um and then continued to be a leading light in the intellectual community um but by and large the intellectuals in china have been um well a took to put his uh bluntly i mean a lot of them have been bought off five by the regime and the man to end the the torture of or freedom has really been passed to the human rights lawyers in the last few years in another important point which is also i forgotten in the west or were outright ignored which is that the fight for democracy in china has been going on for a very very long time a china of course i was subjected to this one party state nineteen forty nine it has visited misery on millions and millions of people killed millions actually through its backward economic policies.

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"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

02:12 min | 4 years ago

"liu xiaobo" Discussed on WSJ Opinion: Foreign Edition

"Support for wsj comes from comcast committed to improving your customer service experience with two our appointment windows including nights and weekends because they should fit into your life not the other way around learn more at xfinity dot com slash service charlie from the opinion pages at the wall street journal this is foreign edition now mary kissel welcome back to foreign edition i am mary kissel with the wall street journal editorial board coming to you from our midtown offices with a cup of coffee at hand there is a lot to discuss on the podcast today i wanna start in china where authorities have announced that prodemocracy advocate former literature professor and nobel prize winner liu xiaobo has terminal liver cancer in he has been released from prison on what they are calling medical parole you may remember mr liu if you've read are the to'real pages as one of the authors of charter eight a manifesto for democracy and freedom that thousands and thousands of chinese citizens signed it was posted on the internet mr liu won the nobel prize for that statement in has been locked up for years i want to welcome my friend and colleague hugo rest all are asia opinion editor and a colleague of mine high hugo partner he i saw this news and i i thought almost like that poor young man who came back from north korea in a coma and died liu xiaobo is yeah he's that kirkman it did it because i feel like he's the physical representation of something that we in the west very rarely see which is the fact that china despite all the fast trains and the high towers and shanghai and all of the posturing in the east china east china sea in the south china sea and elsewhere.

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