Human rights record
Liu Xia, widow of Nobel Peace Prize laureate and human rights activist Liu Xiaobo, is allowed to leave Beijing, China, for Berlin, Germany.
Prominent Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo dies.
Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo, who has been incarcerated in China for organizing the pro-democracy manifesto "Charter 08," is suffering from late-stage liver cancer which is worsening. The Chinese hospital treating him and foreign doctors, who examined Liu the weekend, disagree on future treatment. Germany, the United States, UK, and other countries have appealed that Liu be allowed to go to the hospital of his choice.
The Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo is in "critical condition," according to Chinese doctors.
Chinese political activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo is released from prison on medical parole after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer.
Chinese authorities offer no response to requests by jailed dissident and Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo for family visits.
A ceremony is held in Norway to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo "in absentia".
The Nobel Committee says the Nobel Peace Prize for Liu Xiaobo may not be handed out this year as China will not allow anyone from his family to attend the event.
The Chinese government prevents the lawyer for Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo from going to London to speak at a conference organised by the International Bar Association.
The Chinese embassy in Oslo implicitly warns foreign diplomats not to attend the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony for Liu Xiaobo.
Xiaobo's lawyer confirms that his wife Liu Xia is under house arrest in Beijing.