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Chinese Police Say Activist Suspicious Death Was Suicide

AP | Posted 09.12.2012 | World

BEIJING — Police concluded a Chinese activist found hanging in his hospital room committed suicide, dismissing allegations of foul play from his...

Tiananmen Activist Found Hanged

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 08.06.2012 | World

BEIJING — An ailing Chinese labor activist imprisoned for two decades died in a hospital Wednesday one year after being released from jail, and ...

Blind Activist's Family: China Manipulates Nephew's Case

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING, May 18 (Reuters) - The nephew of blind activist Chen Guangcheng has been denied his family's choice of lawyers...

Chinese Activist: Passport Ready In 2 Weeks

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

BEIJING (AP) — The activist who was at the center of a diplomatic tussle between Beijing and Washington said Thursday that Chinese officials have to...

U.S. Officials Suspected Blind Dissident Had Cancer

Posted 05.07.2012 | World

Foreign Policy reports that when Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng arrived at the U.S. Embassy last week, officials suspected that he may have had ca...

Blind Activist's Family Meets With US Officials From Hospital

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.05.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Even if China makes a rare concession and allows legal activist Chen Guangcheng to leave the country with his family, other dissidents say ...

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

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2012 | World

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...

EU Urges China To Show Restraint With Blind Dissident

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2012 | World

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

Group: Escaped Chinese Dissident Now Under U.S. Protection

AP | SCOTT McDONALD | Posted 06.28.2012 | World

BEIJING — A blind legal activist who escaped house arrest in his Chinese village is under the protection of American officials, activists said S...