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Chinese Nobel laureate's ashes scattered at sea

Zhang did not say where Liu Xia currently was

Joseph Campbell | Reuters 

Deceased Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo’s ashes were scattered at sea on Saturday, Liu’s brother said, in a move described by a family friend as an effort to erase any memory of him. Liu, 61, died of multiple organ failure on Thursday in a hospital in the northeastern city of Shenyang, where he was being treated for late-stage liver cancer, having been given medical parole but not freed. He had been jailed for 11 years in 2009 for “inciting subversion of state power” after helping to write a petition known as “Charter ...

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First Published: Sun, July 16 2017. 01:24 IST
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