January 18, 2011

As U.S. fetes Hu, Nobel laureate's wife still detained

As Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in Washington on Tuesday at the start of his state visit to the United States, life continued as usual at No. 9 South Yuyuantan St. There, tucked somewhere behind the gate of a yellow-walled apartment complex, the wife of imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo is thought to be held under effective house arrest.

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