That's Nothing to Be Proud Of

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Chinese officials refused to let Yuan Weijing leave the country, confiscating her passport and telephone when she tried to fly to the Philippines. Yuan is married to Chen Guangcheng, a blind self-trained lawyer who was imprisoned after documenting numerous cases where family planning officials had forced women to have abortions or committed other abuses. Yuan was going to the Philippines to accept a humanitarian award on her husband's behalf.