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A New York University official in China shrugged off allegations Saturday that Chinese political pressure over its Shanghai campus had led the US school to end the studies of dissident Chen Guangcheng. 

Chinese human rights activist, Chen Guangcheng, during an interview with AFP on April 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. A New York University official in China has shrugged off allegations that Chinese political pressure over its Shanghai campus had led the US school to end the studies of dissident Chen Guangcheng.

The university, a private institution in Manhattan, said earlier this month that it would soon part ways with the blind activist, whose dramatic escape from house arrest to the US embassy in Beijing last year provoked a diplomatic crisis.

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