PBS NewsHour

Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo’s fight to democratize China

Clip: 07/14/2017 | 3m 41s

Nobel laureate and renowned human rights activist Liu Xiaobo died Thursday in China after complications with liver cancer. Since 2009, Liu had served time behind bars after penning a call for political reform in order to democratize his homeland’s government. His work and plight garnered global awareness. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 07/14/17

Rating: NR

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