BEIJING - The mother and brother of a prominent blind Chinese activist have received permission from the government to visit him in United States, a rare sign of tolerance on the part of authorities amid a broader crackdown on dissents. Although, his family won't believe the gov …
by LifeSiteNews staff October 18, 2013 (PNCIUS.org) - Chen Guangchen, blind Chinese human rights lawyer and advocate for women forcibly aborted by enforcement of China's one-child population control policy, spoke at Princeton University yesterday where he called for assistance to end "China's evil one-child…
Yesterday, as American leaker Edward Snowden made his headline-grabbing flight from Hong Kong to Moscow, the blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng left New York to spend time in Taiwan.
not an iPad Reuters has an interesting story on Chinese dissident/activist Chen Guangcheng who is at NYU on a Fellowship. Apparantly he was given an iPhone and an iPad with tracking and spying software aboard. The devices were screened by NYU technicians within a few days and were found to have been loaded with hidden spying […]
One of the lawyers brought in by New York University to assist blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng's transition to life in the U.S. on Wednesday rejected Mr. Chen's recent claims that the Chinese government played any role in his imminent departure from the campus.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressman who has been blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng's main champion in Washington said people working for New York University have tried to keep him from meeting Chen, barging into a meeting on Capitol Hill an...
Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng's upcoming departure from NYU has created a lot of debate over the Chinese government's influence in America's higher education, and with good reason. But there's another factor in the news that ChenShow More Summary
After his James Bond-like escape from house arrest with a broken foot in the dark last spring, blind Chinese lawyer Chen Guangcheng slipped to the U.S. embassy in Beijing -- and special arrangements took him to asylum at NYU Law School. And now Chen is being asked to leave NYU.
Reuters Controversy continues to swirl around Chen Guangcheng. The blind Chinese activist said over the weekend that he was being forced out of New York University after the school faced “unrelenting pressure” from Chinese authorities in connection with its planned campus in Shanghai. Show More Summary
The odyssey of Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese lawyer and activist, has taken an unhappy turn. A year after his escape from unlawful house arrest in a village in Shandong Province, Chen says New York University has asked him and his family to leave the campus because of pressure from the Chinese government—a charge that N.Y.U. Show More Summary
New York University has been accused of asking blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng and his family to leave after facing pressure from the Chinese government. Activist Chen Guangcheng made international headlines after successfully making a daring flight from house arrest in China last year. Show More Summary
Chen Guangcheng, the famous blind Chinese dissident who spent years under house arrest, sought asylum in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing in 2011, escaped from Communist China in May 2012 to the United States, and ultimately became a student at New York University has been told by the university to get lost. Show More Summary
This morning, the New York Post published a story arguing that New York University was "booting" blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng from the university after pressure from the Chinese government. The paper speculates that NYU's plans for a Shanghai campus were behind the decision. Show More Summary
The other week I had the honour of spending some time with a great hero. Chen Guangcheng is the blind Chinese human rights activist who made world news last year… Continue reading The post Meet Chen Guangcheng – a hero of the Chinese people appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
On the heels of international news about a newborn baby who was found in a sewage pipe after being born alive and flushed down the toilet comes another tragic story from China. A blind Chinese woman has admitted she sold four of her children because her husband is unable to keep a job to provide [...]
by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent WESTMINSTER, May 21, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese human rights activist who has suffered imprisonment and beatings while fighting the country’s One-Child Policy, received a standing ovation in the UK House of Commons as he was presented with the first-ever…
In a rare bipartisan move, Congressional leaders, including House Speaker John Boehner and Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, have urged the Obama administration to ensure protection of the persecuted family of blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng who fled to the U.S. last year.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry tried calling Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to discuss the imprisoned nephew of blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng but Wang was not available, the State Department said on Friday.