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China Blind Activist

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...

Blind Activist Finally Headed To U.S.

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 07.18.2012 | World

NEW YORK — A blind Chinese legal activist who was suddenly allowed to leave the country arrived in the United States on Saturday, ending a nearl...

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...

Activist Inches Closer To Departure For U.S.

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

BEIJING — A blind Chinese activist who sparked a diplomatic crisis by fleeing into the U.S. Embassy last month filled out a Chinese passport app...

Activist Inches Closer To Departure For U.S.

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

BEIJING -- A blind Chinese activist who sparked a diplomatic crisis by fleeing into the U.S. Embassy last month filled out a Chinese passport applicat...

Blind Dissident Speaks To U.S. Congress By Phone

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 05.15.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- For the second time in less than two weeks, Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng has spoken by phone to a U.S. congressional hearing and al...

Blind Activist Hardly Known In China

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

BEIJING — Blind activist Chen Guangcheng has drawn a global media spotlight after setting off tensions between the U.S. and China, but he's almo...

Blind Activist Says China Quietly Agreed To Investigate Abuse

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 07.08.2012 | World

BEIJING — Rights advocate Chen Guangcheng says the Chinese government has quietly promised him it will investigate abuses he and his family suff...

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...

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 ...

Dissident's Family Concerns

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

BEIJING — Chen Guangcheng's sudden change of heart to leave China after insisting for days he wanted to stay has caught his American supporters ...

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...