In this Internet age, all of us are everywhere, whether in person, via telephone, by e-mail or text message, or in pictures online.
Despite our connectedness, one of the world’s most famous people, China’s most prominent dissident, Liu Xiaobo, has vanished.
Liu was arrested Dec. 8, 2008, and sentenced to 11 years in prison for his role in the creation of Charter 08 , a human rights and democracy petition modeled on Charter 77, our manifesto for liberty under communist Czechoslovakia.
Charter 08 garnered worldwide attention and thousands of signatures inside China. But even the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize was not enough to bring Liu into the light, though his picture was on the front page of newspapers worldwide — save those in China.… Seguir leyendo »