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Human Rights Activist Guilty of Export, Tax Crimes

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Human Rights Activist Guilty of Export, Tax Crimes

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Human Rights Activist Guilty of Export, Tax Crimes

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Chinese human rights activist Gao Zhan pleads guilty to U.S. federal charges of unlawful export and tax evasion. In 2001, the Chinese government imprisoned Gao for five months after convicting her of spying for Taiwan. Her eventual release was aided by U.S. pressure on China. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Jerry Markon of The Washington Post.

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