China

Family Visit Chinese Dissident Gao Zhisheng in Prison

First confirmation that he is alive in nine months

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BEIJING, Jan. 23 (UPI) — Family members of China dissident Gao Zhisheng said they have visited him in prison, marking the first confirmation he is alive in nine months.

Human Rights in China said Gao's younger brother and his father-in-law visited him Jan. 12.

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