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Chinese Nobel Peace Laureate And Human Rights Advocate Liu Xiaobo Dies

The 61-year-old dissident died after more than seven years in prison. He was a prominent critic of China's government. "There is no force that can put an end to the human quest for freedom," he wrote.(Image credit: Heiko Junge/AFP/Getty Images)

A chair sat empty for Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo in Oslo in 2010. The rights activist was imprisoned in China in 2009.

The 61-year-old dissident died after more than seven years in prison. He was a prominent critic of China’s government. “There is no force that can put an end to the human quest for freedom,” he wrote.

(Image credit: Heiko Junge/AFP/Getty Images)

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Chinese Nobel Peace Laureate And Human Rights Advocate Liu Xiaobo Dies