Human Rights in the Age of Prosperity

Elisa Nesossi, Ivan Franceschini

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    Abstract

    ON 13 JULY 2017, the 2010 Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo 刘晓波 passed away at the age of sixty-one. Tried and convicted in 2009 for ‘inciting subversion of state power’ for having co-authored Charter 08, a political manifesto calling for China’s democratic transformation, Liu is only the second Nobel Peace Prize laureate ever to die in custody (the first being Carl von Ossietzky, an anti-Nazi pacifist, in 1938).
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProsperity: The China Story Yearbook 2017
    Editors Jane Golley and Linda Jaivin
    Place of PublicationActon, Australia
    PublisherANU Press
    Pages256-269
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)9781760462031
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2018

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