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Latest News Wires Detained wife of Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo speaks out

As China celebrates Mo Yan's Nobel Prize in literature this year, 2010 Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo remains in prison and his wife under house arrest. She spoke to AP reporters today.

By Alexa OlesenAssociated Press, Isolda MorilloAssociated Press / December 6, 2012

Ng Han Guan/AP

Stunned that reporters were able to visit her, Liu Xia trembled uncontrollably and cried Thursday as she described how absurd and emotionally draining her confinement under house arrest has been in the two years since her jailed activist husband, Liu Xiaobo, was named a Nobel Peace laureate.