Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng in a wheelchair
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Chen Guangcheng: US officials not allowed in

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng says he has been unable to meet US officials to discuss his desire to leave the country.

The blind activist, in hospital in Beijing, told the BBC he believed Chinese officials were preventing US envoys from visiting him on Thursday.

He said: "I'm pretty worried, especially for the situation for my family and especially for my friends".

  • 03 May 2012
  • From the section Asia
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