Robert S. Wang, center, deputy chief of mission at the U.S. embassy in Beijing, gestures as he walks with an unidentified U.S. embassy staff, left, outside the hospital where blind activist lawyer ... more 
Robert S. Wang, center, deputy chief of mission at the U.S. embassy in Beijing, gestures as he walks with an unidentified U.S. embassy staff, left, outside the hospital where blind activist lawyer Chen Guangcheng is recuperating in Beijing Friday, May 4, 2012. The Chinese activist at the center of a diplomatic standoff between the United States and China said Friday his situation is "dangerous," and that American officials have been blocked from seeing him for two days and friends who have tried to visit have been beaten up. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ng Han Guan
Fri, May 4, 2012 4:34 AM EDT