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Daughter of Chinese dissident pleads to UN Human Rights Council for her father's release

Ti-Anna Wang had just turned 13 when her father, Wang Bingzhang, a long-time Chinese political activist, was abducted from Vietnam and jailed in China. Ever since, she has campaigned tirelessly for his release. Today, Ti-Anna Wang spoke with the UN's Human Rights Council about her father's situation....

Ti-Anna Wang had just turned 13 when her father, Wang Bingzhang, a long-time Chinese political activist, was abducted from Vietnam and jailed in China. Ever since, she has campaigned tirelessly for his release. Today, Ti-Anna Wang spoke with the UN's Human Rights Council about her father's situation.

Tomorrow, the Council plans to debate China's human rights record.

Ms. Wang explains how her parents named her for the struggles in Tiananmen Square and how her grandmother "literally lost her mind to grief.." during her father's long incarceration.

Hear her conversation with Carol Off by selecting the "listen" link above.

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