Chinese dissident in his 80s arrested at home during live TV interview

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Sun Wenguang just had time to say ‘I am entitled to freedom of speech’ before being cut off

Chinese security forces broke into the home of a dissident academic during a live television interview and detained him on air in the latest sign of China’s deteriorating human rights situation.

“I am entitled to freedom of speech,” were Sun Wenguang’s last words before the line was cut.

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