Last week, the New York Post claimed that dissident lawyer Chen Guangcheng was leaving New York University (NYU) because the school had yielded to pressure from the Chinese government. [ more › ]
Following media reports that he was being forced to leave New York University because of political pressure exerted by China, Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng issued a statement saying that the university faced "unrelenting" pressure over his presence there.
Blind dissident Chen Guangcheng said NYU faced pressure from Communist officials in China to kick him out; the Chinese currency has fallen from a recent record high.
U.S. lawmakers briefed on NSA surveillance programs trained their fire on Edward Snowden; Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese dissident who escaped informal house arrest in 2012 and fled to the U.S., will leave his post at New York Univers...
"China will undergo a transformation, this is inevitable and in fact this has already begun," said Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng at the Oslo Freedom Forum this week. [ more › ]
The nephew of Chen Guangcheng, the blind activist famous for his dramatic escape from house arrest last year, is being denied urgent medical care in prison, according to the New York Times. [ more › ]
Hillary Clinton, who recently ended her largely successful tenure as US Secretary of State with by being talked down to by a panel of old white men trying to craft a controversy out of thin air, spoke to the New York Times over the weekend about her time in office, and the state of US foreign affairs. [ more › ]
"If we want to have hope in China, the hope is with the people." It sounds like Chen Guangcheng has been reading some Orwell: "If there is hope, it lies in the proles." (1984) Rounding out his Washington D.C. visit with a PBS interview, Chen Guangcheng speaks about China's challenges as well as his hope for the country's future. [ more › ]
BEIJING — Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng urged the United States to not put business interests ahead of Beijing's human rights abuses and to help end the Communist Party's "rule of thieves" at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., Tuesday. "It is clearly difficu …
Fresh from his celebrity-studded trip to Disneyland, lawyer-turned-dissident Chen Guangcheng spoke harsh words about the Chinese Communist Party while receiving a human rights award on Tuesday. Mr. Chen described China's government as a "leadership of thieves," and appealed to Washington D.C. policy makers to place human rights high on the American-Chinese agenda. [ more › ]
Tourists in Disneyland California were treated to a unique sight last weekend, not only did they get to see the usual cavalcade of Disney characters, but Batman and blind Chinese dissident turned escape artist Chen Guangcheng as well! [ more › ]
Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng throws down the gauntlet to incoming president Xi Jinping in a videotaped message to mark World Human Rights Day which falls on 10 Dec. "The whole nation is watching you," he said in the video.Show More Summary
The nephew of blind activist Chen Guangcheng, whose dramatic flight from house arrest to the US embassy caused a huge international incident earlier this year, has been sentenced to three years and three months in prison after a sudden trial in Shandong province. [ more › ]
"The possibility of China facing a revolution in 2013 is pretty big. This is something that the powers that be in China understand more than anyone else. It's a pity that international society still does not understand this and has still not prepared. Show More Summary
CNN's Steve Jiang visits blind human rights activist Chen Guangcheng's childhood home in Shandong Province, the setting of Chen's dramatic escape from house arrest last year that led to a diplomatic stand-off between China and the US eventually resulting in Chen, along with his wife and children, flying from Beijing to New York City. [ more › ]
Human Rights First, "an independent advocacy and action organization that challenges America to live up to its ideals", gave Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng its "Human Rights Award" at its annual gala in New York on Wednesday. [ more › ]
Companies looking for hints on how to use social media for recruiting may want to keep an eye on China; Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng blasted Beijing for its apparent failure to investigate the brutality he suffered; a badminton match sparks controversy.
Via Asia Society: "Journalist James Fallows compares the 'American Dream' with the 'Chinese Dream.' He also reflects on the significance of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng's arrival in the U.S. and the evolution of the Chinese government's handling of dissidents." [ more › ]
Now safely in the U.S., Chinese lawyer and dissident Chen Guangcheng says he is still concerned about the family he left behind in China and suggested Thursday that his nephew is being tortured. Chen told an audience during a question-and-answer session at the Council on F …
Shortly after his miraculous escape from house arrest, blind dissident Chen Guangcheng who has been noted for his fight against forced abortions proclaimed that God helped him escape, without identifying which God he thought it was.Show More Summary