Note: Liu Xiaobo gave his life to advocate for the people of China. He was imprisoned by the Chinese government for being a dissident and died of complications from hepatitis B. Alan
It was announced in a brief statement on Thursday that Liu had suffered multiple organ failure and efforts to save him had failed
Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo has died of liver cancer at a hospital in the northeastern city of Shenyang.
Liu, 61, was being treated for late-stage liver cancer. The Shenyang legal bureau said in a brief statement on its website that Liu had suffered multiple organ failure and efforts to save him had failed.