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Blind Chinese Activist Missing After Reportedly ‘Escaping’ From House Arrest

On April 22nd, Chen Guangcheng, a blind Chinese legal activist named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people in 2006, escaped from detention in eastern Shandong province, according to He Peirong, an online advocate who has followed Chen’s case for several years. He, an English teacher who was galvanized by Chen’s plight to engage in [...]
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Fears grow for detained female Chinese activist who helped blind 'barefoot lawyer' Chen Guangcheng escape house arrest

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Concern is growing for the safety of a courageous Chinese activist who was detained after helping a blind dissident escape house arrest. Human rights campaigners believe He Peirong was arrested for her involvement in the plot which ... Read Post

Blind Chinese activist escapes from house arrest, friend says

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

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

Chinese Activist Seeks U.S. Sanctuary

US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog (2 years ago)

On April 22, Chen Guangcheng, a blind Chinese legal activist named one of Time's 100 most influential people in 2006, escaped from detention in Shandong province, according to He Peirong, an online advocate who has followed Chen's c... Read Post


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