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Thursday, July 13, 2017
But You Forget/He Is A Seed: Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Dies In Prison
Nobel Peace Prize Winner, pro-democracy advocate and "China's conscience" Liu Xiaobo has died of cancer in Chinese custody while serving an 11-year prison sentence for "inciting subversion of state power." He was 61. A leader of the non-violent struggle for human rights, Xiaobo long denounced hate and praised freedom of expression as "the mother of truth." Despite his loss, supporters say, his ideas “will persist, spread (and) one day come to fruition.”
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