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US-China intrigue over escaped activist plays out on Twitter

3 years agoNews : Storyful

Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng was transferred to a hospital in Beijing on Wednesday, after a six-day stay at the US embassy. Reports that the activist left the embassy of his own volition were muddied by claims that he was blackmailed by the Chinese authorities. Chen fled his home in Shandong Province last week after 19 months under house arrest for exposing forced abortions and sterilisation under China’s ‘one child policy’.
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