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China Letter-News and Human Rights

China human rights news with focus on the Uygur of Xinjiang, Tibetans and Tibet, Chinese mining workers, religion, corruption and censorship.

Friday, March 19, 2004

Leading China activist flees to US


Herald Sun: [19mar04]:

"A LEADING Chinese social critic and political activist had fled China amid widespread concerns that he could be arrested and tried for subversion, a rights group and his Beijing-based office said today.

Cao Siyuan, a key proponent of constitutional and political reform, left China recently despite a heavy police presence that had monitored his home and office 24 hours a day, officials at his office told AFP."


This has just come to hand so I will be getting some more information