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China Human Rights Activist Harry Wu Dies

Longtime Chinese human rights activist and former political prisoner, Harry Wu, has died at age 79. Wu died Tuesday while on vacation in Honduras, according to the Laogai Research Foundation. No cause of death was given. At age 23, Wu was sentenced to 19 years in the Chinese prison camp system, known as laogai, for criticizing the Soviet Union, a then ally of China.   During his life, Wu claims to have spent time in 12 Chinese labor camps, where he experienced harsh work and...

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