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.
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 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