Chinese Dissident and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Liu Xiaobo Dies, 1955-2017 中國異議人士與諾貝爾和平獎得主劉曉波病亡

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SOUTH CHINA MORNING NEWS: Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo dies at 61 – July 13, 2017


Nobel Peace Prize: 諾貝爾和平獎
laureate: 得主, 獲獎者
organ failure: 器官衰竭
medical parole: 醫療假釋
terminal liver cancer: 肝癌末期
Shenyang Justice Bureau: 瀋陽市司法局
Shenyang, Liaoning province: 遼寧省瀋陽市
living recipient: 活著的獲獎者
in custody: 在押
barred from: 禁止
around the clock: 全天候
appeal: 上訴
campaigning for democracy and human rights: 爭取民主和人權的運動
political prisoner: 政治犯
inciting subversion of state power: 煽動顛覆國家政權
Charter 08: 零八憲章

Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo died in a northern Chinese hospital of multiple organ failure on Thursday, Shenyang justice authorities announced in a statement.

Liu, China’s most famous political prisoner, was sentenced to 11 years behind bars in 2009 for “inciting subversion of state power”. He served eight years in jail before his cancer diagnosis.
中國最著名的政治犯劉曉波,2009年因 “煽動顛覆國家政權” 而被判11年徒刑。他在診斷得癌症之前已服刑八年。

He co-authored a petition known as “Charter 08” calling for sweeping political reforms in China.
他共同撰寫簽署了《零八憲章》, 呼籲中國進行全面的政治改革。