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    Dissidents react to Chinese activist escape

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Many contemporaries of Chen Guangcheng, a Chinese activist who escaped from house arrest, are hailing the event and renewing their call for political reforms.

    Social media sites and searches for the dissident's name remain blocked in China, but his colleagues remain undeterred.

    Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports.