Chen's hospital prison

Dissident Chen Guangcheng remains inside a Beijing hospital amid intense international scrutiny of his situation. In a telephone call to US lawmakers he asked for help getting his family to the US.

Meanwhile top-level talks on trade and strategy are continuing in the Chinese capital - comprehensively overshadowed by the row over Mr Chen. Here's my report:

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Media captionMr Chen says he does not believe Chinese assurances he is safe