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Chen Guangcheng Escape

Chen Guangcheng's Fate Is Ours as Well

D.R. Burgess | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
D.R. Burgess

Extending asylum to Mr. Chen will almost certainly complicate relations with China, perhaps for some time. Given that, is this really the right time for President Obama to take a hard line on human rights?

An Inconvenient Hero

Katrina Lantos Swett | Posted 07.02.2012 | Home
Katrina Lantos Swett

Chen Guangcheng's heroism is profound, his developing circumstances are distressing, and unfortunately for U.S.-China relations, the timing of all of this is undeniably inconvenient. But in the end, America cannot escape our moral responsibility to help this brave "barefoot lawyer."

The Thorn That Keeps Pricking China's Government

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2012 | Home

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING, May 2 (Reuters) - Blind Chinese rights defender Chen Guangcheng has never been one to give up without a figh...

United States: Blind China Activist Left US Embassy 'Of His Own Volition'

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2012 | Home

BEIJING, May 2 (Reuters) - Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng left the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Wednesday "of his own volition" after six days, the...

Blind Chinese Dissident's Miracle Escape

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2012 | Home

By Chris Buckley BEIJING, April 30 (Reuters) - Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng's escape from house arrest to U.S. diplomatic protec...

EU Urges China To Show Restraint With Blind Dissident

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2012 | Home

BEIJING, April 30 (Reuters) - The European Union on Monday urged China to exercise "utmost restraint" over blind dissident Chen Guangcheng, who esca...