China 'murdered' Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo: Reporters Without Borders

Jul 19, 2017

China 'murdered' Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo: Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (Reporters Sans Frontieres), which advocates freedom of information around the world, on Tuesday accused Chinese authorities of having "murdered" Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo by denying him proper medical care during his incarceration. "We can clearly state that Liu Xiaobo was ...

China says Nobel laureate Liu has been cremated, wife is 'free'

Jul 15, 2017

China says Nobel laureate Liu has been cremated, wife is 'free'

Deceased Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo was cremated Saturday and his wife is "free," a government official said, as a state-run newspaper attacked him as a "despised" criminal out of step with Chinese society. Liu, 61, died of multiple organ failure Thursday in ...

Arundhati Roy releases first novel in 20 years

Jun 6, 2017

Arundhati Roy releases first novel in 20 years

Arundhati Roy's eagerly awaited second novel goes on sale Tuesday, two decades after her prize-winning debut "The God of Small Things" propelled her to global fame and launched her career as an outspoken critic of injustice in her native India. Roy became the first Indian ...