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US doctor detained on bid to see China activist: group

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Two US citizens were detained Saturday in China as they tried to see a jailed democracy activist to examine reports of failing health, supporters said. 

A view of Ningbo, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, on December 31, 2012.

Zhu Yufu was handed a seven-year prison term in February 2012 in the midst of China's leadership transition after advocacy that included publishing a poem urging people to congregate.

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