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Word of the Week: Empty Chair

空椅子 (kōng yǐzi): empty chair Writer and dissident Liu Xiaobo, who was sentenced to an 11-year prison sentence for “inciting
December 25, 2013 12:00 PM

China Nobel’s Wife Asks for Doc, Husband’s Letters

Liu Xia, the wife of Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo, has issued requests to see a doctor, read her husband’s letters, and make a living.
December 3, 2013 10:03 PM

Friends Say Liu Xia Suffering from Depression

Friends of Liu Xia, the wife of jailed Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo, said on Monday that she is unwell and possibly suffering from depression as she
December 2, 2013 6:53 PM