Liu Xia, widow of dissident, leaves China for Germany, friend says

10 Juillet, 2018, 14:19 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau

Her friends said she left China on board a Finnair flight bound for Germany on Tuesday.

Gao Yu, a family friend and veteran Chinese journalist in Beijing, confirmed the post was written by Liu Hui and told AP that Liu Xia was headed to Berlin.

"Liu Xia has been kept isolated for so many years", said Wu by phone from the southern city of Guangzhou.

While there was no immediate comment from its embassy, Germany had been urging China to allow Mrs Liu to leave.

Liu Xia, the widow of late Chinese political dissident and Nobel Peace Prize victor Liu Xiaobo, has left Beijing on a flight to Berlin, according to news reports.

In May, dozens of the world's leading writers and artists, from Michael Chabon to Paul Auster and Khaled Hosseini, called on China to release her to seek medical treatment overseas.

Protesters carrying photos of Chinese dissident Liu Xia demonstrate near a flag raising ceremony for China's National Day in Hong Kong, China October 1, 2016.

Several Western diplomats tried to visit her at her Beijing apartment in May amid concerns over her psychological health but were refused entry without explanation.

If the reports that she's been released to Germany are true, it would mark an end to almost a decade of unofficial detention for Liu Xia-who has been kept under strict state surveillance since Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2010.

Nouvelles accusations d'agressions sexuelles contre Luc Besson !
L'une d'entre elles a écrit au procureur de la République pour dénoncer des faits qualifiés d'"agressions sexuelles". Mais aujourd'hui, Sand Van Roy n'est plus seule. " Je me suis dit: enfin quelqu'un qui parle.

Microsoft à l'assaut de l'iPad 6 avec une Surface Go à 399$
Une caméra frontale permet enfin d'avoir recours à " Windows Hello " pour ouvrir sa session sans avoir à saisir son mot de passe. La belle n'en reste pas là, car elle embarque aussi un connecteur propriétaire pour la charge et un port USB Type-C 3.1.

Sugar Sammy jugera le talent des Français
Ceux-ci rejoindront les juges Hélène Ségara et Eric Antoine , qui étaient en place lors de la dernière saison. En effet, l'animatrice a été l'un des jurés emblématiques de l'émission Nouvelle Star sur M6.

The post was verified by two of Liu Xia's close friends.

Rights groups and Western nations had been raising pressure on Beijing over Liu Xia in recent months, as fears grew among rights groups that she might never be able to leave and live overseas, a wish she had made clear. "China hopes to team up with Germany", he said. While in Beijing in May, German chancellor Angela Merkel met with the wife of a detained human rights lawyer.

Liu Xiaobo died aged 61 in hospital on July 13 a year ago.

He said China's constitution protected human rights. Germany and the United States both sent doctors to visit Liu Xiaobo during his last days. "It would be most callous of the Chinese authorities to use Liu Xia's relatives to put pressure on Liu Xia to prevent her from speaking out in the future", Poon said.

But China has lambasted calls for her release, saying it was an internal matter. He was later released but remained closely monitored, according to friends of the family, and is still in China. He had been sentenced to 11 years in 2009 on subversion charges.

Western diplomats, however, disagree.

"Liu Xia might not be able to speak much for fear of her brother's safety", Poon said.

Chinese authorities have insisted Liu Xia, who has not been formally charged of any crime, has been free to move as she wishes.

Conseillé:

  • Caroline Receveur présente son nouveau-né Marlon — Instagram

    Caroline Receveur présente son nouveau-né Marlon — Instagram

    En Décembre dernier, nous apprenions dans le magazine Public que Caroline Receveur était enceinte de son chéri, Hugo Philip .

    Le tournage du nouveau blockbuster de Marvel est terminé — Captain Marvel

    Esclave du jeu vidéo depuis 40 ans, il ne s'en échappe que ponctuellement pour pleurer ses défaites sur Twitter . Marvel Studios est resté totalement secret sur l'histoire de ce film qui se déroule dans les années 90.

    Prince Louis of Cambridge in pictures

    Following the service, guests were invited to a private tea at Clarence House, home to Prince Charles and his wife Camilla . William and Kate chose two hymns for the service: " O Jesus, I Have Promised " and " Lord of All Hopefulness ".
  • UK queen misses christening of William and Kate's baby son

    It was a family affair for the Middletons, who all stepped out on Monday afternoon to celebrate Prince Louis' christening. Prince Louis was christened in an intimate ceremony attended by close friends and family as well as his six godparents.
    Cherchesov promises Russian comeback in Qatar

    Cherchesov promises Russian comeback in Qatar

    The Croats won in a 4-3 penalty shootout. "My mum and sister watched every one of their World Cup games at my place, passionately supporting them, and they have never watched football in their lives!" They took photographs of themselves with the crowd and unfurled a banner saying "we play for you".
    Vive polémique sur la venue de Dieudonné en Corse — France

    Vive polémique sur la venue de Dieudonné en Corse — France

    Et vue la teneur des propos entre Georges Mela et l'humoriste, une représentation à Porto-Vecchio risque d'être compliquée. Une méthode qui est utilisée pour le reste de ses spectacles et qui n'est donc pas spécifique à la Corse.
  • Jeremy Hunt named as new foreign secretary

    Jeremy Hunt named as new foreign secretary

    Nevertheless, many Brexiteers were furious after Downing Street said it would be be briefing Labour MPs on the Chequers plan. May's government was rocked overnight by the resignations of Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis .
    Emmanuelle Seigner dit

    Emmanuelle Seigner dit "non merci !" à l'invitation des Oscars — Affaire Polanski

    La Cour suprême polonaise a confirmé en décembre 2016 le rejet de la demande d'extradition du cinéaste. Qui peut croire que je ne me sente pas concernée par l'égalité des femmes et des hommes?', écrit-elle.
    76ers Considered Favorite To Land Carmelo Anthony

    76ers Considered Favorite To Land Carmelo Anthony

    Along with playing no defense, his relationship with head coach Mike D'Antoni has a messy past. Melo recently opted in to his contract with Oklahoma City to garner $27.9 million next season.
  • "Now I study him!" - How Mbappe's talent turned the tables on Hazard

    Eden Hazard has been one of the best players at the tournament and stands out in a side crammed with world-class talent. The manager is the one who will do the talking, I will try to make the team better.
    Twitter supprime 70 millions de faux comptes en 2 mois

    Twitter supprime 70 millions de faux comptes en 2 mois

    Twitter fait le ménage sur sa plateforme en suspendant plusieurs dizaine de millions de comptes depuis mai. Le nombre de comptes qui postent des messages automatiques est substantiel d'après le journal.
    Air India’s decision consistent with global  norms, India’s position on Taiwan: MEA

    Air India’s decision consistent with global norms, India’s position on Taiwan: MEA

    Under its "One China" policy , Beijing considers Taiwan a province and opposes ties between Taipei and other capitals. These airlines were sent a warning letter send from The Civil Aviation Authority Of China on April 25, 2018.


Populaire

Une huitième personne a été extraite de la grotte — Thaïlande
Les adolescents devront néanmoins subir divers examens médicaux avant de pouvoir rentrer chez eux et retrouver leur famille. Ouf! Deux garçons qui présentaient des signes de pneumonie ont reçu des antibiotiques et sont dans un " état normal ".

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns
With Johnson out, Corbyn sharpened his criticism further. "As I said then, the Government now has a song to sing". Mrs May insists her plans are the "the best way to honour" the Brexit vote, amid a deepening political crisis.

George Clooney injured in vehicle accident, reports
HOLLYWOOD actor George Clooney has reportedly been injured in a vehicle accident where his scooter collided with a pick-up truck. They met when she attended one of his parties at his Lake Como mansion, and Wednesday in Venice a year later.

Ils volent un camion de pompiers
Le compte Twitter du jeune homme qui avait publié la vidéo a par ailleurs été supprimé ce dimanche en fin de journée. Une seconde vidéo postée par l'un des deux voleurs, qui se décrit comme un Algérien, échange avec les internautes...

Paris espère l'unité des alliés malgré la pression de Trump — OTAN
Jens Stoltenberg a déclaré dimanche dans l'édition dominicale du Bild que l'Allemagne devait "en faire davantage". Le président américain se rend au siège de l'OTAN, puis à Londres, cette semaine, avant un sommet avec Poutine.

4 kids,1 adult killed in Townsend, Del. crash
The crash happened Friday afternoon on Route 1 in Townsend, Delaware , while the family was coming back from vacation. Northbound Route 1 was shut down in the area of the crash for five hours, but all lanes have since reopened.

Roger Federer cruises into Wimbledon quarter-finals
The world number one faces Czech world number 93 Jiri Vesely , who has never got past the fourth round of a Grand Slam. The reprieve was only momentary for Hsieh, as Cibulkova regained her composure to break and take the first set, 6-4.

Critiqué par Bartoli, Kyrgios répond sèchement — Wimbledon
Ils n'arrivent pas à grandir et devenir des hommes". "C'est facile de critiquer les gens quand on ne les connaît pas". Marion Bartoli n'a pas été tendre, jeudi, au sujet de Nick Kyrgios et Gaël Monfils , au micro de la BBC .

WhatsApp’s full-page newspaper ads offer tips to spot fake news
This will protect users from phishing sites which might try and steal your personal data, such as your logins and passwords. WhatsApp has not issued a statement about when this feature will be available or if it will be limited to certain regions.

BREXIT BREAKDOWN: UK Foreign Minister QUITS, Theresa May Facing REVOLT
But leading pro-Brexit legislator Jacob Rees-Mogg said "I don't think a no-confidence vote is immediately in the offing". In response, May said she was a " little surprised " to receive his resignation after last Friday's cabinet agreement.