Lindsay Beck: U.S. rights activist says harassed in China

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An American human rights activist said she was interrogated by Chinese state security and narrowly escaped detention in Beijing last month, the latest indication of a tightening climate for media and intellectuals.

Sharon Hom, executive director for the New York-based Human Rights in China, told Reuters late on Sunday night that security agents surrounded her outside her hotel room in Beijing, where she was attending the annual EU-China human rights dialogue.

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