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EU calls on China to use 'utmost restraint' in Chen Guangcheng case

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

The European Union has urged China to exercise "utmost restraint" in the case of escaped blind activist Chen Guangcheng. Mr Chen is holed up in the US embassy in Beijing after escaping house arrest but is not seeking asylum abroad, fellow dissident Hu Jia said on Monday.Mr Hu, who was detained over the weekend for questioning in the affair, also said Chinese security officials indicated that Chen had met with US ambassador Gary Locke since his escape on April 22.
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"I Want to Come to the U.S. to Rest": The Chen Dilemma

News : News Desk (3 years ago)

As if the case of Chen Guangcheng did not have enough firsts—the first blind self-trained country lawyer to escape house arrest and seek refuge at the American embassy in Beijing—Chen, on Thursday, added one more surreal twist: From... Read Post

Blind Chinese activist escapes from house arrest, friend says

News : CNN's This Just In (3 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

Blind Chinese activist Chen tells Congress he's 'not a hero'

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (3 years ago)

Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese dissident who made headlines earlier this month after escaping house arrest and seeking refuge at the U.S. embassy in Beijing, called into a congressional hearing today to tell the American people, “I am... Read Post

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