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Sunday, January 01, 2012

Missing Rights Lawyer Turns Up in Remote Chinese Prison

BEIJING — The United States government has called on China to release Mr. Gao, who once defended practitioners of Falun Gong, a banned spiritual group.The brother of a prominent dissident and rights lawyer who had been missing for 20 months said Sunday that the lawyer, Gao Zhisheng, was being held in a prison in the remote western region of Xinjiang. The brother, Gao Zhiyi, told two news ...

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