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Did Obama betray Chen the a Chinese hero?

2 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

(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.
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Showdown in Beijing: Is the U.S. wrong to shelter a Chinese dissident?

News : The Week: News & Opinion (2 years ago)

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

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

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (2 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

Dissident Chen Sparks Row Over Taiwan Visit

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

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