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Chen Guangcheng House Arrest

China Finally Stops Surveilling Activist's Village

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 08.07.2012 | World

BEIJING — Suddenly the guard posts came down and the hired toughs who manned them melted away, restoring an air of freedom this week to a villag...

Activist Confident China Will Let Him Leave

GILLIAN WONG | Posted 07.07.2012 | World

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese activist who triggered a diplomatic dispute between China and the United States said Monday he is confident that Beijing wi...

Chen's Escape Doesn't Break Laws, But Shames Officials

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 07.01.2012 | World

BEIJING — Dissident lawyer Chen Guangcheng was being held under house arrest illegally, activists say, and his only offense in escaping may have...

Blind 'Barefoot Lawyer' Flees House Arrest

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.27.2012 | World

UPDATE at 12:15 pm ET: The Washington Post reports that activist Hu Jia, a friend of Chen's family, has said that Chen is under the protection of dipl...

Christian Bale Tangles With Chinese Police, Joins Political Firestorm

Jordan Zakarin | Posted 02.15.2012 | Entertainment

Christian Bale scuffled with guards on Thursday as he was denied a chance to meet Chen Guangcheng, a blind Chinese lawyer and civil rights activist wh...