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Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng escapes from house arrest

BEIJING -- Chen Guangcheng, a blind lawyer who is also one of China’s best-known human-rights activists, has escaped after spending one-and-a-half years under house arrest. Reuters reported that Chen, who campaigned against forced abortions, had been re …
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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 escapes house arrest, activists claim

News : Storyful (2 years ago)

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 lega... Read Post

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


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