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US Officials Protest China’s Detention of American Professor

August 11, 2004

Heda Bayron

"...The United States is protesting China's treatment of a Chinese-born university professor who was detained for two weeks on espionage charges. U.S. embassy officials are calling last month's detention harsh and inappropriate..."

"...Nicholas Bequelin, research director of Human Rights in China in Hong Kong, says the arrests of Chinese-born U.S. citizens or permanent residents have been a long-standing pattern..."

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