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Chen Guangcheng: Has NYU Bowed to Pressure From China?

Desmond Tutu | Posted 08.21.2013 | World
Desmond Tutu

If the corporate thinking that places profits over our own humanity has begun to invade the American university system, causing it to bow to pressure from some of the worst human rights violators in our world today in favor of expansion into the Chinese market, it has gone too far.

Is Chen Guangcheng A Spyware Victim?

Reuters | Jonathan Allen | Posted 08.20.2013 | World

(Adds ChinaAid request to FBI, details on software) By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, June 21 (Reuters) - When Chinese activis...

Congressman: University Wouldn't Back Off

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2013 | College

(Adds Chinese newspaper editorial) By Paul Eckert WASHINGTON, June 20 (Reuters) - A U.S. congressman who has been blind...

Purity and Danger in Academia: The Strange Case of Chen Guangcheng at NYU

Susan D. Blum | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Susan D. Blum

After his James Bond-like escape from house arrest with a broken foot in the dark last spring, blind Chinese lawyer Chen Guangcheng slipped to the U.S. embassy in Beijing -- and special arrangements took him to asylum at NYU Law School. And now Chen is being asked to leave NYU.

Blind Chinese Dissident Says Communist Pressure Forced Him Out Of NYU

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.17.2013 | World

Chen Guangcheng, a blind Chinese dissident and human rights activist, released a statement Sunday insisting that communist pressure is forcing him out...