The woman who drove blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng to Beijing after his dramatic escape from house arrest in eastern China told how she sat down with security officers afterwards to watch the jailbreak movie, “The Shawshank Redemption“.
He Peirong said that five days after picking up Chen, she was taken from her home in Nanjing by state security officers “to assist with investigations”. The officers interrogated her about whether she helped plan Chen’s escape.
“They asked me every day: How did you move him out? How many people went? Was there any advance planning? How did you plan it? What were your roles?” He, pronounced “her”, said, adding that the officers were very polite and did not accuse her of breaking any laws.
“They thought more than one hundred people were watching a blind man and they could let the blind man escape? They felt it was…
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