Chinese Village Fights for Release of Activist

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Blind activist Chen Guangcheng i

Blind activist Chen Guangcheng, center, interviews farmers in Shandong province in August 2005. Teng Biao hide caption

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Blind activist Chen Guangcheng

Blind activist Chen Guangcheng, center, interviews farmers in Shandong province in August 2005.

Teng Biao

Anger at the government's treatment of a blind whistle-blower in East China boiled over Sunday when villagers clashed with police. Chen Guangcheng has been confined to his house by the local government after uncovering a program of forced sterilizations and abortions.

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