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China must guarantee Chen Guangcheng’s safety

Headline Title:  China must guarantee Chen Guangcheng’s safety 27 April 2012 Fears for blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng who made a bold escape from illegal house arrest have prompted Amnesty International to urge China to ensure his safety and that of his family and friends.“Chinese officials have kept Chen Guangcheng and his family under illegal house arrest for a year and a half, subjecting them to horrendous treatment, including beatings and preventing his family from leaving the house even to buy food. It is time for this shameful saga to end,” said Sarah Schafer, an Amnesty…

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