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Prominent Chinese Activist Beaten in Beijing

Prominent Chinese activist Hu Jia says thugs ambushed him in the streets of Beijing and left him with a fractured nose.  The outspoken human rights supporter says he believes the attackers were plainclothes police out to teach him a lesson and deter him from his activism. Activist Hu Jia told VOA he was assaulted late Wednesday outside a subway station where he parked his car earlier in the day. "It was raining, so I was carrying an umbrella. With that it was more difficult...

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