Although he was recently "released" from a Chinese prison to be treated for late-stage liver cancer, Dr. Liu was still not free.
Liu had been suffering from liver cancer and died of multiple organ failure.
Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo smiles in this undated photo released by his family.
Liu was jailed for 11 years in 2009 for "inciting subversion of state power" after helping to write a petition known as "Charter 08" calling for sweeping political reforms. Liu leaves a job at Columbia University to join the protests and is jailed after the crackdown.
Liu's wife Liu Xia has been under effective house arrest since her husband won the peace prize in 2010.
China's Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo (劉曉波) died yesterday while still in custody following a battle with cancer, authorities said, after officials ignored worldwide pleas to let him spend his final days free and overseas.
The Chinese literary critic, lecturer and human rights activist was a leader in the Tiananmen Square protests in 1989. As the military was set to enter the square on June 4 after days of a pro-democracy sit-in and hunger strike led by students, Liu urged protesters to leave before they were targeted, saving many lives. But Beijing rejected calls to allow him to seek treatment overseas.
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Internet censoring technology is being deployed to stop news on Liu by Hong Kong and foreign media outlets from entering the country. Link says Liu told the other authors and signers that he was willing to take the rap for the document. She said "the Chinese government bears a heavy responsibility for his premature death" because he wasn't given adequate treatment. The committee then presented the award to an empty chair on behalf of Liu. He says a visit Liu made one day to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY led to a sort of revelation. The first, Carl von Ossietzky, died from tuberculosis in Germany in 1938 while serving a sentence for opposing Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime.
"By letting a Nobel peace prize victor die in custody they lost a chance to show humanity and instead proved their cold-blooded nature".
"It is our deep conviction that Liu Xiaobo will remain a powerful symbol for all who fight for freedom, democracy and a better world", Berit Reiss-Andersen, head of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, said Thursday in a statement on its website.
Charter '08, issued in 2008, reflected an apparent shift in China at the time toward becoming more open to liberal ideals, said Beijing-based historian and political commentator Zhang Lifan.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged China to let Liu Xia leave. Chinese authorities released video footage meant to show that Liu had been receiving good medical care, and they invited US and German doctors to treat him.
House minority leader Nancy Pelosi also expressed her condolences for Liu and disappointment with the Chinese government's handling of his illness.
"By coming to Shenyang from Beijing, we're just trying to get closer to Xiaobo and Liu Xia, trying to be with him as he goes through this rough time", Zeng said in an interview in a nearby hotel room.
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