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
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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.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry plans to raise the case of Chen Kegui, the imprisoned nephew of blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, with senior Chinese officials, the State Department said on Thursday.
It has been a little over a year since blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng escaped from house arrest and made his way to America. The 41-year-old self-taught lawyer is settling in, studying at New York University and learning English. Show More Summary
ChinaAid and The George W. Bush Institute are co-hosting a live online chat with blind Chinese lawyer and human rights activist Chen Guangcheng about freedom and the rule of law on Wednesday April 3. Chen’s one-hour live discussion will be with Ambassador Jim Glassman, founding executive director of The George W. Bush Institute in Dallas. [...]
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.
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 …
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
Blind Chinese civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng has been named the Rebel of the Year by glossy U.S. men’s magazine GQ for exposing forced abortions and standing up for Chinese villagers. In his interview with GQ, Chen said: China cannot continue on as a lawless society. Show More Summary
Chen Guangcheng, a blind Chinese lawyer, made international headlines when he escaped house arrest back in April. Now at New York University studying law, he remains a fierce critic of the Chinese legal system, but believes it can be changed.
Last night, at the annual Human Rights First Award dinner, Christian Bale finally met blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng whom he attempted to visit this past December in China.