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** FILE ** In this May 31, 2012, file photo, Chen Guangcheng speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Chen, a Chinese dissident who was allowed to travel to the U.S. after escaping from house arrest, said in a statement Monday, June 17, 2013, that New York University is forcing him and his family to leave at the end of this month because of pressure from the Chinese government. NYU rejected Chen's allegations about Beijing's influence on his fellowship at the university. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

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Chinese authorities are believed to be inflicting "harassment and abuse" on family members to Chen Guangcheng, a blind Chinese activist living in the United States. (Associated Press)

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Chen Guangcheng speaks May 31, 2012, at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Guangcheng is a blind Chinese activist whose dramatic escape earlier in the month from house arrest culminated in a flight to the U.S. (Associated Press)

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Chen Guangcheng speaks May 31, 2012, at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Guangcheng is a blind Chinese activist whose dramatic escape earlier in the month from house arrest culminated in a flight to the U.S. (Associated Press)

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Chen Guangcheng speaks May 31, 2012, at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Guangcheng is a blind Chinese activist whose dramatic escape earlier in the month from house arrest culminated in a flight to the U.S. (Associated Press)

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Chen Guangcheng speaks May 31, 2012, at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. Guangcheng is a blind Chinese activist whose dramatic escape earlier in the month from house arrest culminated in a flight to the U.S. (Associated Press)

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Blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng (right) arrives at Washington Square Village on the campus of New York University on Saturday, May 19, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

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Blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng (right) arrives at Washington Square Village on the campus of New York University on Saturday, May 19, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

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Blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng (right) arrives at Washington Square Village on the campus of New York University on Saturday, May 19, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams)

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** FILE ** In this file photo taken Wednesday, May 2, 2012, and released by the U.S. Embassy Beijing Press Office, blind activist Chen Guangcheng, center, holds hands with U.S. Ambassador to China, Gary Locke, at a hospital in Beijing. (AP Photo/U.S. Embassy Beijing Press Office, File)

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** FILE ** In this file photo taken Wednesday, May 2, 2012, and released by the U.S. Embassy Beijing Press Office, blind activist Chen Guangcheng, center, holds hands with U.S. Ambassador to China, Gary Locke, at a hospital in Beijing. (AP Photo/U.S. Embassy Beijing Press Office, File)

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Chinese police officers question a woman and another videotape a woman protester who claims she wants to see blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng outside the hospital where Chen is recuperating in Beijing, China, Saturday, May 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Chinese police officers question a woman and another videotape a woman protester who claims she wants to see blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng outside the hospital where Chen is recuperating in Beijing, China, Saturday, May 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng (center) holds hands with Gary Locke (right), U.S. Ambassador to China, as U.S. State Department Legal Advisor Harold Koh applauds May 2, 2012, before Chen left the U.S. embassy for a hospital in Beijing. (Associated Press/U.S. Embassy Beijing Press Office)

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In this photo released by the US Embassy Beijing Press Office, blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng, center, holds hands with U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke, right, as U.S. State Department Legal Advisor Harold Koh applauds, before leaving the U.S. embassy for a hospital in Beijing Wednesday May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/US Embassy Beijing Press Office, HO)

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In this photo released by the US Embassy Beijing Press Office, blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng, center, holds hands with U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke, right, as U.S. State Department Legal Advisor Harold Koh applauds, before leaving the U.S. embassy for a hospital in Beijing Wednesday May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/US Embassy Beijing Press Office, HO)

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Blind activist lawyer Chen Guangcheng (right), accompanied by Gary Locke, U.S. ambassador to China, makes a phone call on the way to a hospital in Beijing on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/U.S. Embassy Beijing Press Office)

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Blind activist lawyer Chen Guangcheng (right), accompanied by Gary Locke, U.S. ambassador to China, makes a phone call on the way to a hospital in Beijing on Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/U.S. Embassy Beijing Press Office)

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Blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng (center) holds hands with Gary Locke (right), U.S. Ambassador to China, as U.S. State Department Legal Advisor Harold Koh applauds May 2, 2012, before Chen left the U.S. embassy for a hospital in Beijing. (Associated Press/U.S. Embassy Beijing Press Office)

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Blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng (center) holds hands with Gary Locke (right), U.S. Ambassador to China, as U.S. State Department Legal Advisor Harold Koh applauds May 2, 2012, before Chen left the U.S. embassy for a hospital in Beijing. (Associated Press/U.S. Embassy Beijing Press Office)