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CHINA: An exhibit in Hong Kong shows photographs of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo taken by his wife Liu Xia

A series of photos taken by jailed Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo's wife Liu Xia appeared in front of the Chinese public for the first time on Saturday (June 9) in Hong Kong. Liu Xia has not been seen in public since her husband won the award in October 2010, and is believed to be under house arrest ...

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HONG KONG, CHINA (JUNE 9, 2012) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF PHOTO EXHIBITION "THE SILENT STRENGTH OF LIU XIA" VARIOUS OF PHOTO OF NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER LIU XIAOBO HOLDING DOLL TAKEN BY WIFE LIU XIA...

HONG KONG, CHINA (JUNE 9, 2012) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF PHOTO EXHIBITION "THE SILENT STRENGTH OF LIU XIA" VARIOUS OF PHOTO OF NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER LIU XIAOBO HOLDING DOLL TAKEN BY WIFE LIU XIA

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(SOUNDBITE) (English) PRESIDENT OF INDEPENDENT CHINESE PEN CENTRE, TIENCHI MARTIN-LIAO, SAYING: "This is the first time that this photography of her is shown in Chinese soil. I think it has really a big significance. As we know, she is under house arrest since October 2010, and her husband, Liu Xiaobo, is in prison. So we are very happy that this happened in Hong Kong." VARIOUS OF CURATOR, ALLAN D. COLEMAN, LOOKING AT PHOTOS...

(SOUNDBITE) (English) PRESIDENT OF INDEPENDENT CHINESE PEN CENTRE, TIENCHI MARTIN-LIAO, SAYING: "This is the first time that this photography of her is shown in Chinese soil. I think it has really a big significance. As we know, she is under house arrest since October 2010, and her husband, Liu Xiaobo, is in prison. So we are very happy that this happened in Hong Kong." VARIOUS OF CURATOR, ALLAN D. COLEMAN, LOOKING AT PHOTOS

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(SOUDNBITE) (English) ONE OF THE TWO CURATORS OF EXHIBITION, ALLAN D. COLEMAN, SAYING: "She makes pictures that are so passionate and eloquent that they speak across cultural borders to just about anybody. They speak about confinement, the restriction of the imperative to speak, to communicate. And they make it very clear with their symbolism. I don't think the pictures need a lot of interpretation from critics."...

(SOUDNBITE) (English) ONE OF THE TWO CURATORS OF EXHIBITION, ALLAN D. COLEMAN, SAYING: "She makes pictures that are so passionate and eloquent that they speak across cultural borders to just about anybody. They speak about confinement, the restriction of the imperative to speak, to communicate. And they make it very clear with their symbolism. I don't think the pictures need a lot of interpretation from critics."

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(SOUNDBITE) (Mandarin) 50-YEAR-OLD MAINLAND CHINESE WRITER, GUO LEI, SAYING: "Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia now have a lot of prestige among Chinese people. Although the authorities have severely restricted information about them, but common Chinese folks know that Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize." CHINESE CHARACTERS ON EXHIBIT (SOUNDBITE) (Mandarin) 50-YEAR-OLD MAINLAND CHINESE WRITER, GUO LEI, SAYING: "The literary scene in China is under severe suppression. In general,you can say that the most active people in the scene are being controlled." VARIOUS OF HALF-NAKED GAGGED PERFORMER LYING ON STAGE IN FRONT OF BOARD WITH LIU XIA'S...

(SOUNDBITE) (Mandarin) 50-YEAR-OLD MAINLAND CHINESE WRITER, GUO LEI, SAYING: "Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia now have a lot of prestige among Chinese people. Although the authorities have severely restricted information about them, but common Chinese folks know that Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize." CHINESE CHARACTERS ON EXHIBIT (SOUNDBITE) (Mandarin) 50-YEAR-OLD MAINLAND CHINESE WRITER, GUO LEI, SAYING: "The literary scene in China is under severe suppression. In general,you can say that the most active people in the scene are being controlled." VARIOUS OF HALF-NAKED GAGGED PERFORMER LYING ON STAGE IN FRONT OF BOARD WITH LIU XIA'S

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INDEPENDENT CHINESE PEN CENTRE'S LOGO YAO JIANFU (LEFT), AUTHOR OF BANNED BOOK IN CHINA ON BEIJING'S FORMER MAYOR DURING 1989 TIANANMEN CRACKDOWN, AND GAO YU (RIGHT), PROMINENT JOURNALIST, DISSIDENT AND FRIEND OF LIU XIAOBO, SITTING YAO GAO VARIOUS OF HALF-NAKED GAGGED PERFORMER SITTING UP IN FRONT OF TWO EMPTY CHAIRS SYMBOLIZING LIU XIAOBO AND LIU XIA'S ABSENCE...

INDEPENDENT CHINESE PEN CENTRE'S LOGO YAO JIANFU (LEFT), AUTHOR OF BANNED BOOK IN CHINA ON BEIJING'S FORMER MAYOR DURING 1989 TIANANMEN CRACKDOWN, AND GAO YU (RIGHT), PROMINENT JOURNALIST, DISSIDENT AND FRIEND OF LIU XIAOBO, SITTING YAO GAO VARIOUS OF HALF-NAKED GAGGED PERFORMER SITTING UP IN FRONT OF TWO EMPTY CHAIRS SYMBOLIZING LIU XIAOBO AND LIU XIA'S ABSENCE

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