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Chinese scientist and rights advocate dies

Chinese scientist and rights advocate dies

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Xu Liangying

By Christopher Bodeen
The Associated Press

BEIJING, China (AP) — Xu Liangying, a renowned Chinese rights advocate, physicist, and translator of Einstein, has died in Beijing. Xu was 92.

Xu’s death on Monday, Jan. 28 was widely reported on academic discussion boards and confirmed by a doctor reached by phone at Haidian Hospital’s intensive care unit in Beijing’s university district, where Xu lived for many years. The doctor declined to be identified by name and no cause of death was given. Read the full story

Posted in Vol 32 No 6 | 2/2-2/8, World NewsComments (0)

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