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Exclusive: Spyware claims emerge in row over Chinese dissident at NYU

NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng arrived in the United States in May last year he was given a fellowship at New York University, use of a Greenwich Village apartment, and a pile of gifts from supporters, including smartphones and an iPad.Full story

Lawmaker, university spar over 'control' of Chinese dissident in U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressman who has been blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng's main champion in Washington said people working for New York University have tried to keep him from meeting Chen, barging into a meeting on Capitol Hill and pulling Chen out on one occasion. Full story

China pressured U.S. university to ask me to leave, dissident says

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Chinese dissident who fled his home country to become a visiting scholar at New York University accused the school on Sunday of asking him to leave because of "unrelenting pressure" from China. Full story

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Chinese dissident Chen talks as he attends the book release event for "China, the Book of Living and Dying" in Taipei
Chinese dissident Chen talks as he attends the book release event for "China, the Book of Living and Dying" in Taipei

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng talks as he attends the book release event for "China, the Book of Living and Dying" in Taipei June 27, 2013. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang (TAIWAN - Tags: POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Chinese dissident Chen attends the book release event for "China, the Book of Living and Dying" in Taipei
Chinese dissident Chen attends the book release event for "China, the Book of Living and Dying" in Taipei

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng attends the book release event for "China, the Book of Living and Dying" in Taipei June 27, 2013. REUTERS/Pichi Chuang (TAIWAN - Tags: POLITICS)