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China urged to end restrictions on blind lawyer amid fears of confrontation

Headline Title:  China must stop restrictions on blind lawyer 11 November 2011 China must stop blocking the freedom of movement of detained blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng, Amnesty International said today, following media reports that supporters intend to take action on his 40th birthday tomorrow.  An anonymous letter has been circulated calling on on supporters to converge tomorrow on Chen’s home, where he is being held under illegal house arrest, according to reports. The reports have prompted fears of a confrontation with plainclothes security officials who have been violently…

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