A famed blind Chinese dissident has managed to escape his house arrest and post a video detailing the abuses he's suffered and calling on Premier Wen Jiabao to protect his family. Chen Guangcheng, a self-taught lawyer, has long been in custody for opposing China's forced abortion and sterilization policies. Now,...
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
(CNN) -- When the blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng staged his astonishing escape from house arrest, he sought American protection at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. Six days later, when Chen left the embassy for a local hospital... Read Post