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PBS NewsHour | Blind Activist Fled China After Two Years of House Arrest | PBS

Duration: 01:12
Program: PBS NewsHour #10553
Broadcast Date: Jan. 30, 2013

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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Post Date: January 30, 2013