(THIS ARTICLE IS COURTESY OF THE WASHINGTON POST)
Chinese writer Liu Xiaobo died Thursday at age 61. Liu was one of his country’s best-known dissidents and became the only Chinese national to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010. But his activism against one-party rule came at a huge personal cost: When he won the Nobel, he was in the middle of a lengthy prison sentence for his promotion of democracy.
Liu was granted medical parole in late June as the Chinese government revealed…
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