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Detained China activist releases video urging rights

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A detained Chinese activist has managed to release a video from behind bars urging citizens to fight for their rights in an act likely to further antagonise authorities. 

A detained Chinese activist has managed to release a video from behind bars urging citizens to fight for their rights in an act likely to further antagonise authorities. Xu Zhiyong, who has been detained since mid-July, is among two dozen activists rounded up this year for criticising corruption and other sensitive topics, despite a government campaign to fight graft.

Xu Zhiyong, who has been detained since mid-July, is among two dozen activists rounded up this year for criticising corruption and other sensitive topics -- despite a government campaign to fight graft.

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