Prisoner of Conscience: Nobel Peace Prize activist Liu Xiaobo
Amnesty Group 21 Case Work
The Chinese government has been cracking down on dissidents within the country in response to continuing protests in the Middle East. Work on Liu's behalf, initiating letter writing campaigns and other actions, in an effort to secure his unconditional release.
Liu Xiaobo Case Background
Nobel Peace Prize recipient Liu Xiaobo was charged with "inciting subversion of state power" and given an 11-year prison sentence on December 25, 2009 simply for co-authoring a proposal for political and legal reform in China. On October 7, the Beijing Municipal Higher People's Court upheld Liu Xiaobo's prison sentence. Urge Chinese authorities to release Liu Xiaobo immediately and unconditionally.