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German President Meets Lawyers of Prominent Chinese Journalist

German President Joachim Gauck met Monday evening with lawyers representing well-known journalist and dissident Gao Yu at the German Embassy in Beijing. The meeting was revealed by Su Yutong, a Chinese rights activist living in Germany, who posted a photo of the session on Twitter. Shang Baojun, one of Gao's two attorneys, said Beijing officials knew of the meeting. "The police warned us about coming here, but they didn't make any big problems," Shang told German...

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