Rumours are spreading online that a leading figure in China’s human rights movement has escaped the house arrest he had lived under for 18 months. Human rights campaigners said on Friday, April 27, that Chen Guangcheng, a blind legal activist, slipped out of his usually well-guarded house in Shandong province earlier this week.
Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng with his wife Yuan Weijing. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images. Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng clarified Thursday that despite escaping house arrest last month and his alleged abuse by local au... Read Post
A prominent blind Chinese activist has made a dramatic escape from house arrest in Shandong province and fled to Beijing, a friend and fellow activist said Friday. Chen Guangcheng was driven to Beijing on Sunday after evading his gu... Read Post