Nobel Peace Prize winner's wife under house arrest visiting her husband

The wife of this year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, Liu Xiaobo, has been placed under house arrest after meeting with her husband Sunday who is serving an 11-year prison sentence in northeastern China.
After the visit, Liu Xia was taken back to Beijing and placed under house arrest, a human rights group told the New York Times.
"Liu Xia is in her Beijing apartment but is no longer allowed to leave her apartment or to have anybody in and her phone has been desetroyed," human rights group Freedom Now's correspondent Beth Schwanke told ABC News.
Mr. Liu was active in the June 4, 1989 movement where nonviolent pro-democracy demonstrators gathered and Chinese troops then killed many.

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