Human rights advocate 'confesses' on state TV
A human rights advocate detained in China has appeared on television admitting to violating Chinese laws, which his organization described as an "apparent forced confession." CNN's Will Ripley has more.
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From top left: Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai, Swedish human rights activist Peter Dahlin,  Internet celebrity Guo Meimei, actor Kai Ko, journalist Gao Yu. All have appeared on CCTV and confessed to crimes.
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