(CNN) -- When the blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng staged his astonishing escape from house arrest, he sought American protection at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. Six days later, when Chen left the embassy for a local hospital, it looked as if U.S. officials had found a solution that, as the State Department put it, "reflected his choices and our values." One official at the U.
The U.S. and China are locked in tense negotiations over the fate of Chen Guangcheng, a blind dissident who made a bold escape from house arrest and reportedly sought refuge in the U.S. embassy. The drama comes at a sensitive moment... Read Post
The diplomatic row triggered by the Chinese blind dissident Chen Guangcheng has raised its head again.Mr Chen sparked an intentional incident when he sought refuge in the US embassy in Beijing in April after escaping house arrest.Th... Read Post