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Blind Chinese Dissident Escapes to US Embassy

A famed blind Chinese dissident has managed to escape his house arrest and post a video detailing the abuses he's suffered and calling on Premier Wen Jiabao to protect his family. Chen Guangcheng, a self-taught lawyer, has long been in custody for opposing China's forced abortion and sterilization policies. Now,...
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Fears grow for detained female Chinese activist who helped blind 'barefoot lawyer' Chen Guangcheng escape house arrest

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Did Obama betray Chen the a Chinese hero?

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