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Blind Activist Fled China After Two Years of House Arrest

  • Posted: 1/31/2013
    • Length: 01:11
    • Plays: ???
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Chen Guangcheng, a blind lawyer and activist, spent two years under house arrest in China before escaping and finding refuge at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. He was eventually granted a visa to travel to the United States to study. Ray Suarez reports on Chen's journey and recent honor of receiving a human rights award.

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