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China activist Chen Guangcheng 'under house arrest'

10 February 2011 Last updated at 16:02 GMT

One of China's most high-profile human rights activists says he is being held under house arrest.

"I've come out of a small jail and entered a bigger one," Chen Guangcheng says in the secretly shot video, released by a US-based campaign group.

These are the first comments from Mr Chen since his release from prison last September. He accused the authorities of carrying out forced abortions.

Damian Grammaticas reports.