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China’s blind dissident leaves U.S. Embassy in Beijing

He went there after a daring escape from house arrest, setting off a diplomatic crisis between the United States and China just ahead of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s scheduled visit to that nation. But now, Chen Guangcheng has left the U.S. Embassy in Beijing for a hospital facility for treatment and to be reunited [...]
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Hillary Clinton Earns Kiss

News : NYMag: Intelligencer (3 years ago)

Somehow, a standoff between the United States and China over Chen Guangcheng — the blind human-rights activist who holed up in the U.S. embassy in Beijing after escaping his house arrest last month — turned out okay! Blind human rig... 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

China says dissident can apply to study abroad

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

China said on Friday blind dissident Chen Guangcheng could apply to study abroad, a move praised by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and suggesting an end may be near to a diplomatic crisis between Beijing and Washington. But... Read Post


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