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Blind dissident urges global pressure on China over rights

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KEVIN LAMARQUE

Actor Richard Gere (R) stands with Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng (C) and his wife Yuan Weijing after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. Gere is a member of the Lantos Foundation advisory board. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY ENTERTAINMENT)

Actor Richard Gere (R) stands with Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng (C) and his wife Yuan Weijing after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. Gere is a member of the Lantos Foundation advisory board. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY ENTERTAINMENT)
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KEVIN LAMARQUE

Actor Richard Gere stands with Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. Gere is a member of the Lantos Foundation advisory board. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Actor Richard Gere stands with Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. Gere is a member of the Lantos Foundation advisory board. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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KEVIN LAMARQUE

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, his wife Yuan Weijing and their children appear onstage after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, his wife Yuan Weijing and their children appear onstage after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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KEVIN LAMARQUE

Actor Richard Gere hugs Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. Gere is a member of the Lantos Foundation advisory board. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)

Actor Richard Gere hugs Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. Gere is a member of the Lantos Foundation advisory board. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)
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KEVIN LAMARQUE

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, his wife Yuan Weijing and their children appear onstage after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, his wife Yuan Weijing and their children appear onstage after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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KEVIN LAMARQUE

Actor Richard Gere applauds Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. Gere is a member of the Lantos Foundation advisory board. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Actor Richard Gere applauds Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. Gere is a member of the Lantos Foundation advisory board. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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KEVIN LAMARQUE

Actor Richard Gere stands with Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. Gere is a member of the Lantos Foundation advisory board. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)

Actor Richard Gere stands with Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng after Chen received The Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize in the Capitol in Washington January 29, 2013. Gere is a member of the Lantos Foundation advisory board. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)
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