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Writer Yu Jie was finally allowed to leave China. He arrived in Washington on Monday. (AFP/Peter Parks)

Under pressure at home, Chinese writer chooses exile

New York, January 13, 2012–The decision of prominent Chinese writer Yu Jie to seek exile in the United States this week is an indication of the intensifying hardships that face dissidents who criticize Communist Party rule, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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