posted on Feb, 26 2007 @ 08:13 AM
Chinese relent, allow 80-year-old AIDS activist to visit US
Source Link: newsinfo.inquirer.net
BEIJING -- An 80-year-old AIDS activist who Chinese authorities have repeatedly blocked from going abroad left Monday for the United States
to receive an award from a group supported by US Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Gao Yaojie, a retired gynecologist, said she was still constrained by fears of reprisals when she returns home if she spoke too critically about
China's AIDS epidemic while visiting the United States.
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