The Chinese anti-forced abortion legal activist, Chen Guangcheng, made international headlines last year when he escaped house arrest and fled to the United States Embassy in Beijing—this despite being legally blind. Chen was allowed to leave the country to the USA, but the Chinese government retaliated against his family, particularly his nephew Chen Kegui. Many [...]
Chen Guangcheng, the human rights advocate who escaped China after years of human rights abuses against him following his expose of massive forced abortion campaigns, may be enjoying a peaceful life in the United States. But a new report in the New York Times profiling his family shows it still faces significant persecution from the [...]
When China’s blind dissident, Chen Guangcheng, escaped from house arrest last year, angry Chinese leaders were sure the U.S. had somehow helped him. Well, they were wrong. Someone helped him, all right—but the help came from another Source. I learned the details of Chen’s remarkable rescue from my friend, Reggie Littlejohn, founder of Women’s Rights [...]
by Eric Metaxas March 4, 2013 (Breakpoint.org) - When China's blind dissident, Chen Guangcheng, escaped from house arrest last year, angry Chinese leaders were sure the U.S. had somehow helped him. Well, they were wrong. Someone helped him, all right—but the help came from another Source. I learned the details…
Chen Guangcheng is the blind civil rights advocate from rural China who escaped house arrest in April 2012 and fled to the U.S. Embassy in...
With the single exception of granting asylum to the blind Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng, the Obama administration's record on Christian persecution in China has been one largely of indifference.
Chen Guangcheng is often referred to in the press as a "Chinese dissident," but he does not seek the overthrow of the CCP. He rather wants to see the Party live by its own rulebook.
The 2012 George Polk Award for Television News Reporting was bestowed today on CBS Evening News With Scott Pelley for its coverage of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng. CBS News correspondent Holly Williams, who is fluent in Mandarin, reported in May on Chen’s escape to the U.S. Show More Summary
by Dean Cheng WASHINGTON, D.C., February 14, 2013, (Heritage Foundation) - The Heritage Foundation had the honor of hosting noted Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng on January 30. He made several observations regarding the state of human rights in China. In Washington to accept an award from the Lantos…
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 › ]
by Chris Gacek WASHINGTON, D.C., February 1, 2013, (FRC.org) - Earlier this week, I wrote about a recent FRC event discussing China’s forced population control policies. This weekend, CBS’s news program, “Sunday Morning” carried a feature on the world-famous Chinese…
'Chinese law clearly forbids hacking attacks.'
Earlier this week, I wrote about a recent FRC event discussing China’s forced population control policies This weekend, CBS’s news program, “Sunday Morning” carried a feature on the world-famous Chinese dissident and artist Ai WeiWei. The story focused on an exhibit, running until February 24, at the Smithsonian Institution’s Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C. In October [...]
"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 › ]
A Chinese idealistic comes to Washington.
Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng told NewsHour senior correspondent Ray Suarez Wednesday that China's new leaders are more of the same "so I would not expect too much" by way of change. "There are new leaders...
The search for China's 'soul' comes to America's capital
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 › ]
Human rights organizations and people of goodwill must step forward to stand with Chen and other human rights heroes in China who are daily facing down Goliath on behalf of their fellow citizens.
The Washington National Cathedral hosts a unusual program Wednesday night featuring Chen Guangcheng, the blind lawyer and activist who escaped house arrest in northeast China and took refuge in the U.S. embassy in Beijing before obtaining a student visa to enter the United States. Show More Summary