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This picture taken on March 28, 2005 shows blind activist Chen Guangcheng outside a house in Dondshigu village, in northeast China's Shandong province.
Tuesday, May. 01, 2012

Open quoteHe has become a figure for people, a representative of their own grievances. Close quote

  • a Chinese writer, on blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, who has been jailed and harassed for his campaign for women's reproductive rights; Chen escaped house arrest last week and is believed to be under U.S. protection
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