In the forefront of calls for democracy in China, Liu has engaged in various forms of dissent. More
12.28.1955 - Present
Liu Xiaobo is a Chinese literary critic, writer, professor, and human rights activist who called for political reforms and the end of communistsingle-party rule in China. He is currently incarcerated as a political prisoner in China.
"I hope that I'm not the type of person who, standing at the doorway to hell, strikes a heroic pose and then starts frowning with indecision."