US and Chinese officials were staying silent on the whereabouts of escaped dissident Chen Guangcheng on Saturday. A leading figure in China’s human rights movement, Chen escaped house arrest in Shandong province last week after 18 months inside. He was said by activists to be under US protection in Beijing.
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
Chinese guards march outside the U.S. embassy compound in Beijing. Photo by Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images. The whereabouts of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng remain unclear Monday. He escaped house arrest in his village last week ... Read Post