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Chinese dissident Liao Yi-wu takes refuge in Germany

The Chinese writer Liao Yi-wu has gone into exile in Germany, saying authorities in his country have forbidden him from publishing his work.

Mr Liao first came to prominence with a poem against China's 1989 crackdown on democracy protests, which resulted in him receiving a four-year prison sentence.

Steve Evans reports.

  • 14 Jul 2011
  • From the section World
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