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Chen Guangcheng 'safe' in US embassy

2 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

Blind campaigner evades close to 100 guards to escape from six-year detention but fears grow for family and supporters. A blind Chinese rights activist who made a daring escape from extrajudicial detention was on Friday under the protection of the US embassy in Beijing, according to a friend, as concerns were growing about possible retribution against his family and supporters.
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