Over the past two decades, Hong Kong's "one country, two systems arrangement" has come under considerable strain, as the city's opposition forces have agitated for full democracy and railed against creeping Chinese interference in various sectors including business, politics, media, law and education.
Rights groups and Western governments have mourned Liu Xiaobo's death and also called for Chinese authorities to allow his wife and the rest of his family to move around freely.
Liu, a prolific essayist and literary critic, was serving an 11-year sentence for incitement to subversion.
"If there is an issue that should unite us all, it is that the wife a Nobel peace laureate speaking out for peace and democracy should not be kept hostage in Communist China".
"To some extent, this was an attempt by the Party to show their strength, to show that they control your life if you live in China", he told Reuters.
The White House says President Donald Trump was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Chinese political prisoner Liu Xiaobo. "The handling of Liu Xiaobo's case belongs to China's internal affairs, and foreign countries are in no position to make improper remarks", saidForeign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang at a regular press conference in Beijing earlier today, adding that doctors had done all that they could to save Liu's life.
The United States had called on China's government to let the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and democracy activist seek medical care at a location of his choosing.
China said at the time that Liu's award was an "obscenity" that should not have gone to a man it called a criminal and a subversive.
Several American Senators also expressed their sorrow over Liu's death.
These demands could get the Guangzhou resident in trouble but she said it was a way to honour Mr Liu's memory.
Beijing is concerned that such gatherings could result in criticism of the government.
Nicolas Benquelin, the director of the Asian program at Amnesty International said his treatment showed China was still a brutal regime.
After her house arrest, Xia has been denied free movement or the right to receive visitors. "Liu Xiaobo, and his wife Liu Xia, are the faces of liberty in China".
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein also urged China to guarantee Liu Xia freedom of movement, and allow her to travel overseas should she want to.
"If Xi does the right thing, we can all commend that action", Cruz said. "He was and will continue to be an inspiration and an example for all human rights defenders".
Friends of China's Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo, who died of liver cancer in custody, said on Friday they are still unable to his widow, Liu Xia, and that ensuring her freedom is now a top priority.
Berlin had urged Beijing in recent days to let Liu leave China for treatment overseas, possibly in Germany.
Another family friend Shanghai-based writer Wen Kejian said Xiaobo's supporters would "pay very close attention to Liu Xia's freedom". He was admitted in June after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer.
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