This file handout photo released by the Liu family and taken on October 22, 2002 shows Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo and his wife Liu Xia in Beijing. China's cancer-stricken Nobel laureate Xiaobo died on July 13, 2017, aged 61. Image: Agence France-Presse / Liu Family Handout
This file handout photo released by the Liu family and taken on October 22, 2002 shows Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo and his wife Liu Xia in Beijing. China's cancer-stricken Nobel laureate Xiaobo died on July 13, 2017, aged 61. Image: Agence France-Presse / Liu Family Handout

China’s Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo dies aged 61

The prominent democracy advocate became the first Nobel Peace Prize laureate to die in custody since German pacifist Carl von Ossietzky passed away in a hospital while held by the Nazis in 1938

July 13, 2017 10:10 PM (UTC+8)
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