Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Dies in Chinese Hospital

July 13, 2017 09:40 AM
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Chinese human rights prisoner Liu Xiaobo has died in a Chinese hospital after a high-profile battle with liver cancer. The 61-year-old writer and activist, awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 "for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China," remained a lightning rod for controversy even as he neared death. VOA's Natalie Liu has more from Washington.