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China rejects appeal on behalf of Nobel Prize winner's widow

3 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

China has rejected an appeal made by dozens of writers and artists for the release from house arrest of the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo
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China rejects appeal on behalf of Nobel Prize winner's widow

3 monthes ago   |   By National Post

BEIJING - China on Thursday rejected an appeal from dozens of writers and artists for the release from house arrest of the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told reporters that Liu Xia's right to travel was an issue for the Chinese government alone to determine.
“It is a matter falls within China's judicial sovereignty. She is a Chinese national we of course handle the relevant issue in accordance with our laws and regulations,” Liu said at a regularly scheduled news conference.
Lu's comments came after writers and artists including South...
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