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Blind Legal Activist Chen Guangcheng Leaves U.S. Custody in Beijing, Heads to Hospital

On Wednesday, the day that senior U.S. officials, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, arrived in China for delicate economic talks beginning May 3, China’s state-run Xinhua news service announced that Chen Guangcheng, the blind legal activist whose dramatic flight to the U.S. Embassy had threatened to complicate U.S.-China relations, had left American custody. The [...]
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China, U.S. Rushing To Resolve Crisis Over Blind Activist Chen

News : The Two-Way (3 years ago)

With Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner due in China for economic talks that start on Thursday, the two countries are talking about Chen Guangcheng, who escaped from house arrest earlie... Read Post

Dissident begs to leave China with Clinton

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

While blind human rights activist Chen Guangcheng reportedly begs to depart Beijing on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's plane, U.S. officials described his dramatic journey to the U.S. Embassy last week as a "mission impossible"... Read Post

Clinton leaves China as dissident Chen awaits departure

News : The Coming Crisis (3 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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