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Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo’s fight to democratize China

  • Aired: 07/14/2017
  • 03:41
  • Rating: NR
Nobel laureate and renowned human rights activist Liu Xiaobo died Thursday in China after complications with liver cancer. Since 2009, Liu had served time behind bars after penning a call for political reform in order to democratize his homeland’s government. His work and plight garnered global awareness. William Brangham reports.
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How Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo became the face of peaceful political opposition in China.
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