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Prominent Chinese Writer Taken by Police 'for Tea'

A prominent Chinese writer living under police surveillance in China’s southwestern city of Chengdu has been missing for nearly a week, according to friends and relatives. The wife of the 83-year-old Huang Zerong, who is better known by his pen name Tie Liu, told VOA on Thursday that police from the Chengdu Public Security Bureau took her husband  away "for tea" on May 13, offering no specific reasons for the apparent detention, nor how long he would be held. “I don’t...

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