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The Fate of Chen Guangcheng

2 years agoNews : James Fallows

A blind civil-liberties activists requests political asylum from the United States. The consequences may be complex, but the choice is simple.
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An Interview with Chen Guangcheng: 'Be Confident and Speak Out'

News : James Fallows (2 years ago)

China's best-known activist for civil liberties and rule of law, now exiled in the United States, explains why he is optimistic about China's "inevitable" emergence as a democracy that respects its people's rights. Read Post

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

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

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, ... Read Post

Clinton leaves China as dissident Chen awaits departure

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

(Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton left Beijing on Saturday after a tense week of negotiations with China over the fate of blind rights activist Chen Guangcheng, who plans to travel to the United States under a deal... Read Post


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