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Nephew of blind Chinese lawyer jailed

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The nephew of blind Chinese lawyer Chen Guangcheng was jailed for more than three years Friday for attacking officials who descended on his village after the dissident fled to the US embassy, his father said. 

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York in May. His nephew has been jailed for more than three years for attacking officials who descended on his village after he fled to the US embassy.

Chen Guangchen, who was imprisoned after exposing abuses under China's "one child" population control policy, caused a diplomatic row when he escaped house arrest in his village in Shandong province and reached the US mission in Beijing.

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