Capitol Hill 2012 - jef1000

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House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelos (D-CA)i (in photo) and other Congressional leaders welcomed blind dissident Chinese lawyer Chen Guangcheng to Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. on August 1, 2012, Chen's case sparked a diplomatic crisis between Washington and Beijing this past spring. In photo, Chen, who was arrested in 2005 for condemning China’s one-child per couple law, speaking through an interpreter, indicated that change toward human rights in China is inevitable. (Photo by Jeff Malet)

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