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Blind Lawyer Activist Fled China for U.S. After Two Years of House Arrest

PBSNewsHour on January 31, 2013 02:30

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    Chen Guangcheng, a blind lawyer and activist, spent two years under house arrest in China before escaping and finding refuge at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. He was eventually granted a visa to travel to the United States to study. Ray Suarez reports on Chen's journey and recent honor of receiving a human rights award.


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