CHINA’s DISSIDENT & NOBEL PEACE LAUREATE LIU XIAOBO DIED AT THE AGE OF 61 :

Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has died at the age of 61.The activist was being treated for terminal liver cancer in a hospital in north-eastern China.  He had been transferred from prison last month, where he was serving an 11-year term for “subversion”.  A university professor turned rights campaigner, Liu was branded a criminal by the authorities.  Rediff.com ; 13th. July,17

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