US China Blind Lawyer

May 1, 2012 - 12:45 PM
FILE - In this April 24, 2012 file photo, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the State Department in Washington. Clinton heads to Beijing, scene of a tense human rights showdown over the fate of a blind Chinese lawyer said to be under U.S. protection there after escaping from house arrest. Activists say both sides are working to come up with a deal to diffuse the crisis ahead of U.S.-China talks on a host of global issues. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)