Liu Xiaobo: China cremates body of jailed Nobel laureate

Jul 17, 2017, 05:32 AM

China has cremated the body of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo after his death this week, amid international criticism of Beijing for not letting him travel abroad as he had wished.   The Government of the city of Shenyang in north-eastern China, where Mr Liu had been treated for advanced liver cancer, said in a briefing the cremation took place early on Saturday morning (local time) in a ceremony attended by family, including his wife.   Chan Siu-kam has more.  (中國最著名的政治異見分子兼諾貝爾和平獎得主劉曉波逝世,於國際間造成很大關注。而他的身後事,原來在前天已經辦理完成,速度之快,可以用匪夷所思來形容。 很多人都質疑,究竟這般極速的後事安排,是否他的家人的意願呢?溫楚良和陳小琴於中港快訊裏,談過劉曉波後事安排所引起的爭議。  )