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China censors 'Shawshank' as Clinton heads to Beijing amid dissident drama

As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton headed to Beijing late Monday for a high-stakes meeting, China blocked Web searches of terms related to blind activist Chen Guangcheng including "Shawshank Redemption," the prison-break film being compared to his case. The drama ov …
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Dissident begs to leave China with Clinton

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (3 years ago)

While blind human rights activist Chen Guangcheng reportedly begs to depart Beijing on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's plane, U.S. officials described his dramatic journey to the U.S. Embassy last week as a "mission impossible"... Read Post

Clinton leaves China as dissident Chen awaits departure

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

(Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton left Beijing on Saturday after a tense week of negotiations with China over the fate of blind rights activist Chen Guangcheng, who plans to travel to the United States under a deal... Read Post

Clinton heads to China amid dissident drama

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

(Reuters) - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton left on Monday on a high-stakes trip to Beijing, where a blind dissident is reportedly holed up in the U.S. embassy in a drama threatening to overshadow top-level meetings between the t... Read Post

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