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Mother of China rape victim turns rights crusader

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The kidnap, rape and forced prostitution of her daughter set Tang Hui on a mission to seek justice. But it was Chinese authorities' repeated obstructions, even detaining her, that made her a die-hard activist. 

Tang Hui is seen in a car in Changsha, Hunan province, on April 28, 2013. The kidnap, rape and forced prostitution of her daughter set Tang Hui on a mission to seek justice. But it was Chinese authorities' repeated obstructions, even detaining her, that made her a die-hard activist.

For seven years she has fought against the men who violated her child, and the system that blocked her, becoming a cause celebre in 2012 after her efforts landed her in a labour camp.

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