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Chinese blind lawyer and activist Chen Guangcheng flees house arrest

Chinese blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng has reportedly escaped from his well-guarded house in Dongshigu (Shandong) after more than a year of house arrest. Sources report he entered the US embassy in Beijing. He has put out a video  denouncing corruption, exposing abuses  and expressing “extreme concern” about the consequences...
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Blind Chinese activist says likely to visit China rival Taiwan

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (2 years ago)

BEIJING (Reuters) - Blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng, whose escape from house arrest sparked a diplomatic crisis between Beijing and Washington, said on Tuesday he will "most likely" accept an invitation to visit Taiwan,... Read Post

N.Y.U., China, and Chen Guangcheng

News : News Desk (last year)

The odyssey of Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese lawyer and activist, has taken an unhappy turn. A year after his escape from unlawful house arrest in a village in Shandong Province, Chen says New York University has asked him and ... 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


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