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Chinese activist's nephew 'denied medical parole'

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The jailed nephew of Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng has been denied medical parole despite suffering from life-threatening acute appendicitis, the prisoner's father said. 

Chen Guangcheng during an interview with AFP on April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. His jailed nephew has been denied medical parole despite suffering from life-threatening acute appendicitis, the prisoner's father said.

Chen Kegui, arrested last year in what supporters allege was retribution by authorities over his uncle's escape from house arrest, needs hospital treatment as his appendix is in danger of rupturing, his father Chen Guangfu said.

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