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Man Who Sought Free Elections Expelled

January 25, 2003|From Times Wire Reports

A former Chinese bureaucrat who served a prison term after calling for free elections has been expelled to the United States, activists announced.

Fang Jue, 47, who was released in July but detained again before a Communist Party meeting in November, was put aboard a United Airlines flight to Chicago, New York-based Human Rights in China said. He was allowed to contact his family after he was aboard the plane.

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