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China clips wings of rights activist

since 2012, Ms Ye has gained a huge online following for shock-tactic human rights activism.


YE Haiyan, one of China's most prominent women's rights activists, huddled in her unheated apartment on the outskirts of Beijing, waiting to learn if the documentary that propelled her to international fame would receive an Oscar nod.

Last month, Hooligan Sparrow, a...

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