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Writer Liu Xiaobo Release from China Demanded By Congress

First Posted: 12/02/09 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:15 PM ET

Liu Xiaobo

PEN American Center :

New York City, October 2, 2009--Calling yesterday's near-unanimous vote approving a Congressional resolution demanding the immediate release of critic and writer Liu Xiaobo "a critical show of solidarity from the U.S. government at a critical time," PEN American Center urged the Obama administration to press for the prominent dissident's release in advance of the president's visit to Beijing on November.

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Filed by Jessie Kunhardt  |