Jul 14, 2017
By Andy Johnson
A pro-democracy dissident, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 has died from cancer while serving an 11 year prison sentence in China.
China’s Foreign Ministry in Beijing issued a statement Friday morning, saying China made all-out efforts to treat Liu after he was diagnosed with liver cancer. Several western nations had urged for his release to he could be treated abroad.
China rebuffed those calls saying he was already getting the best care possible.
Liu Xiaobo was 61.