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Thursday, October 07, 2010

Chinese dissident's wife worries about safety of husband who has been missing for six months

AP: Geng and her children were granted asylum in the United States and she has been working to find Gao Zhisheng, who is considered a candidate for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, which will be announced Friday.

Before being jailed and otherwise muzzled four years ago, Gao was the most dauntless of a new group of civil liberties lawyers. He advocated constitutional reform and took on sensitive cases involving underground Christians and the banned Falun Gong spiritual group, angering China's authoritarian government. Read more...

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