guardian.co.uk – He Peirong reported she had driven blind activist to safety, but subsequent lack of phone contact fuels arrest speculationA Chinese activist who helped "barefoot lawyer" Chen Guangcheng escape his lengthy house arrest in the dead of night has herself been detained, a US rights group said.He Peirong has been at the forefront of a bold and innovative campaign by Chinese activists to free Chen and his family from their lengthy captivity.Dozens have braved beatings and detention to attempt to visit his home in Shandong province, though none got anywhere near it thanks to the heavy security presence.He, from Nanjing, told Associated Press she drove Chen from Dongshigu village to a "relatively safe place".Bob Fu of China Aid told the Wall Street Journal that he had been speaking to He on Friday morning when she told him public security was at the door and hung up.Friends have been unable to contact her since then and her phone was switched off on Friday evening.
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