French couple disappear in China after arrest over Liu Xiaobo tribute


Friends of French nationals Hu Jiamin and his wife Marine Brossard, who were arrested together by plain clothes police during the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Biennale of Urbanism Architecture after painting a mural there in tribute to the late Chinese activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, say they cannot reach the couple and have no idea where they are being held.

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Two artists from France have been unreachable in China after they painted a tribute to the late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, sparking concern over their whereabouts, reports BBC News.