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Dissident Liu Xiaobo cremated, China claims his wife is now free

16 July 2017, 12:03 | Darnell Patrick

China cremates body of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo

China says Taiwan remarks on dissident Liu 'very dangerous'

His wife and brother Liu Xiaoguang cremated the remains and hold a simple funeral after consultation.

Liu, who was serving an 11-year sentence for incitement to subvert state power, died on 13 July from multiple organ failure, aged 61, amid worldwide criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel overseas as he had wished.

Family members and friends of late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo on Saturday bid him farewell in China's Shenyang city.

All the requests and wishes for Liu Xiaobo's funeral from the family members were realized through the support of the government, and that the funeral was held in a flawless way and beyond his expectations, he said.

"The cremation of Liu's body on Saturday accords with local customs and respects relatives' wishes", Zhang Qingyang, spokesperson for Shenyang's information office, said. "Her health is very weak at the moment", Liu Xiaoguang said, sitting in between an English-language interpreter and a Shenyang government official.

Liu Yunpeng, Liu Xiaobo's attending doctor, said at a Thursday press conference that the hospital did all it could to treat the patient, including 25 joint consultations from the hospital, five joint consultations involving China's leading experts, and one that involved global experts.

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"The desire for greater freedom, the desire to have a say in who governs you are irresistible human desires and that's all that Liu Xiaobo was doing", she told ABC TV on Sunday.

A government statement said Mozart's Requiem was played during the funeral, a work of music Mozart left unfinished on his death bed.

"They are likely still to be under the watch and control of authorities", Mo said.

But close friend and fellow dissident Hu Jia said the motivation behind the sea burial was so that there was "nothing to remember him by on Chinese soil" and so that supporters could not create a shrine to pay tribute to him. "They can't be contacted". "We have to do something to commemorate him".

A Chinese government official told reporters Liu Xia "is free" but would not reveal her whereabouts, Reuters reported on Friday.

Liu died on Thursday, aged 61, was the first Nobel peace prize victor to die in custody.



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