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Disbelief in village over China activist's daring escape

As the daring escape from house arrest of Chinese rights activist Chen Guangcheng makes world headlines, locals in his village expressed disbelief that "the blind man" could flee the intense security surrounding him.
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Chinese activist escapes house arrest, activists claim

News : Storyful (3 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

Chinese Activist Chen: 'I Do Want to Go Back to China'

News : The Rundown News Blog (2 years ago)

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng with his wife Yuan Weijing. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images. Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng clarified Thursday that despite escaping house arrest last month and his alleged abuse by local au... 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


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