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Chinese Dissident: ‘We Are in Danger’

Blind activist lawyer Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese dissident who fled to the U.S. embassy in Beijing last week and sparked an international debate, seemed unpleased by the deal struck by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Chinese government. “We are in danger,” Chen said of his family, speaking to CNN. “If you can talk to Hillary, I hope she can help my whole family leave China.” Clinton was said to have struck a deal that allowed Chen to go free in China, but he feared for the safety of himself and his family. Chen said that he was “very disappointed” in the U.S. government and that he felt “a little” lied to by the embassy there, saying his wife had been tied to a chair by the police for two days and threatened to be beaten to death.