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Human rights activist wins Int’l Women of Courage award, barred from leaving China for ceremony

Chinese human rights activist Ni Yulan has been banned from leaving the country to receive an International Women of Courage award in the US. Ni told US-backed Radio Free Asia (RFA) on Monday that police in Beijing had frozen her passport and – despite seeking help from the US foreign minister – she was unable to travel to Washington to […]