First public appearance for Chinese Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo widow


The widow of Nobel Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo on Wednesday made her first public appearance since leaving China more than two months ago, discreetly attending a panel discussion in New York.

To applause the poet Liu Xia arrived at the premises of Manhattan’s Vaclav Havel Library Foundation in jeans and sneakers to accept the 2018 Award for a Courageous Writer at Risk.

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