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Monday, December 7, 2009

Chinese man still jailed 1 year after reform call

BEIJING-Police took Liu Xiaobo away one year ago, a day before the publication of a document he co-authored that called for more civil rights in China and an end to the Communist Party's political dominance. The former professor has been held without charge ever since and allowed just two visits from his wife.
Other Chinese bold enough to put their names to "Charter 08"—an unusually direct call for a new constitution guaranteeing human rights, the open election of public officials, and freedom of religion and expression—have been interrogated or tailed by police as part of a government drive to quash the effort....
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Picture Left:Liu Xia, wife of detained Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, ties her scarf after an interview with AP in Beijing, China, Monday, Dec. 7, 2009. The wife of the outspoken Chinese dissident who has been jailed for a year without being formally charged said Monday she wishes if it won't release him the government would put him on trial so she could visit him regularly. (AP Photo)

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