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China bears 'heavy responsibility' for Liu death: Nobel

AFP  |  Oslo 

The Nobel committee said today the Chinese was responsible for the 2010 peace prize winner Liu Xiaobo's "premature" death while still in custody following a battle with cancer.

"We find it deeply disturbing that Liu Xiaobo was not transferred to a facility where he could receive adequate medical treatment before he became terminally ill," it said in a statement. "The Chinese bears a heavy responsibility for his premature death.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 20:48 IST