Chinese activist Feng Zhenghu held under Shanghai house arrest… via @guardian

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Here’s an interesting article I read on Guardian…

A Chinese activist angers the authorities by helping people use the law to protect their rights, and ends up trapped inside his home for months. So far, so familiar. But Chen Guangcheng is now living freely in the US. Feng Zhenghu remains under house arrest in his third-floor flat in central Shanghai.

Since February, the 57-year-old scholar has been barred from leaving his home, except when escorted to the police station for 10-hour interrogations – as he was on Saturday. At one stage, unable even to shop for food, he resorted to lowering a basket from his window for well-wishers to fill with groceries every few days…

Read more at: © Tania Branigan for the Guardian, Monday 11 June 2012 10.21.


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