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Why did blind activist Chen Guangcheng anger Chinese authorities?

BEIJING – Although blind human rights activist Chen Guangcheng has been cast into the international spotlight since his April 22 escape from house arrest and subsequent journey to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, he still remains an unfamiliar name – even to t …
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Blind Chinese activist escapes from house arrest, friend says

News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

A prominent blind Chinese activist has made a dramatic escape from house arrest in Shandong province and fled to Beijing, a friend and fellow activist said Friday. Chen Guangcheng was driven to Beijing on Sunday after evading his gu... Read Post

Chinese activist escapes house arrest, activists claim

News : Storyful (3 years ago)

Rumours are spreading online that a leading figure in China’s human rights movement has escaped the house arrest he had lived under for 18 months. Human rights campaigners said on Friday, April 27, that Chen Guangcheng, a blind lega... Read Post

CHINA DEMANDS APOLOGY FROM WASHINGTON OVER ACTIVIST CHEN GUANGCHENG'S STAY AT U.S. EMBASSY IN BEIJING

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

China has demanded that the US apologises for sheltering blind activist Cheng Guangcheng in its embassy in Beijing, the official Xinhua news agency said. Chen, who angered Chinese authorities by exposing forced abortions and sterili... Read Post


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