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Jailed Chinese Dissident Denied Proper Medical Treatment

Writer and prominent Chinese rights activist Guo Feixiong has been denied proper medical treatment in prison, his sister told VOA on Wednesday. Yang Maoping, who visited her brother at Yangchun Prison in southern China’s Guangdong Province on Tuesday, said Guo’s health is sharply deteriorating and prison officials are refusing to send him to a hospital for treatment despite repeated requests by Guo and his family since February. The prison provides only primary care facilities Yang...

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