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Wife of China Nobel Winner Liu Xiaobo Is Under House Arrest, Group Says

The wife of jailed Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has been placed under house arrest in Beijing, rights group Human Rights in China said in an emailed statement.

Liu Xia is being barred from contacting media and friends and has been told she may only leave her home when escorted in a police car, the rights group said, citing Liu.

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