Lawmakers Shave Heads in Protest Over Liu Xia

This event was Valentine’s day, a few weeks ago, but I didn’t see the new s about it until today. So, don’t go shaving your head, in case you were hoping to participate. If you do decide to go for it, send photos –The Butcher

China News

Supporters of Liu Xia and Liu Xiaobo shave their heads on a street in Hong Kong, Feb. 14, 2014. Photo courtesy of a rights activist Supporters of Liu Xia and Liu Xiaobo shave their heads on a street in Hong Kong, Feb. 14, 2014. Photo courtesy of a rights activist

Activists in Hong Kong launched a campaign in support of Liu Xia, the wife of a jailed Nobel peace laureate who has been held under house arrest since 2010.

Supporters of Liu Xia and Liu Xiaobo gathered in a busy shopping district to shave their heads in public to show solidarity with the couple, as the family requested permission for her to seek medical treatment overseas.

Lau Ka-yee, a spokewoman for the Liu Xia Concern Group, said the protest coincided both with Valentine’s Day and the traditional Chinese dumpling festival of Yuan Xiao.

“We want to send out our love and deepest respect to Liu Xia, but also to call the [ruling] Chinese Communist Party to account in the strongest possible terms,” Lau said.

“We have three men and women from the…

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