July 13, 2018

Statement by Chairs on Anniversary of Liu Xiaobo's Death & Welcoming Release of Liu Xia

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July 12, 2018

(Washington)-Senator Marco Rubio and Representative Chris Smith, Chair and Cochair of the bipartisan Congressional-Executive...

July 10, 2018


Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, flew out of China bound for Germany on Tuesday morning, the S...

July 10, 2018

Washington – After years of extraordinary suffering, Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo, is finally free.  She departed Beijing overnight and is traveling to Berlin via Helsinki.
Jared Genser, her pro bono counsel issued the foll...

July 10, 2018

Freedom Now is greatly relieved by reports that Liu Xia boarded a flight early Tuesday morning from Beijing en route for Germany. Her release comes nearly eight years after she was placed under house arrest without any formal charges and monitored by strict surveillanc...

August 3, 2017

By Josh Rogin
August 3, 2017

As one of its final acts before leaving town, the Senate is set to pass a resolution Thursday calling on China to allow Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, to leave China. The nonbinding resolution would also declare...

July 4, 2017

To: Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina; Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia; Michel Temer, President of Brazil; Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada; Emmanuel Macron, President of France; Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany; Narendra Modi, Prime Mini...

June 29, 2017


Washington, D.C.: Today, Freedom Now released a letter (full text and signatories below) just sent by 154 Nobel Laureates to Chinese President Xi Jinping.

The letter states:

"The Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo has been diagnosed with liver cance...

The Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Has Devoted His Life to the Cause of Freedom in China.

On Monday, China released Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo from prison on parole, after he was diagnosed as being in the final stages of liver cancer. He is being treated at a hos...

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