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…
"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 › ]
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.
A little over a year ago, China’s heroic blind lawyer, Chen Guangcheng, escaped from house arrest, eventually fleeing to the United States with his wife and child. The Chinese government is now retaliating against the members of hisShow More Summary
Human rights activists have learned from forced abortion opponent Chen Guangcheng that his elder brother Chen Guangfu was beaten violently by two plain clothed young men this morning. According to Chen, who called Rev. Bob Fu of the human rights group ChinaAid right after the incident happened, at around 9:50 a.m. Beijing Time, his elder brother [...]
Oh good grief. It appears that the Chinese tyranny is allowing the nephew of anti-forced abortion human rights activist Chen Guangcheng to die of appendicitis. And Secretary of State John Kerry calls, but just can’t get through? From the official State Department transcript of a press briefing: QUESTION: You suggested during the briefing yesterday–or you said that you believed [...]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng called on the United States on Friday to ensure his family in China would be treated fairly, saying his imprisoned nephew was not receiving proper medical care from Chinese authorities, whom he acc...
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.
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 › ]
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.
The Guardian is reporting that Chen Kegui, the nephew of anti-forced abortion activist Chen Guangcheng, has appendicitis and is being denied surgery. From the story: Chen Kegui, whose activist uncle fled house arrest last year, is said to need life-saving appendicitis operation. Supporters and relatives fear for the life of the Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng’s [...]
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
by Peter Baklinski SHANDONG PROVINCE, China, May 1, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While Chen Guangcheng escaped communist clutches nearly a year ago, Chinese officials are still punishing him for spotlighting the country’s brutal enforcement of its one-child policy through the continual torture and terrorization…
The family of Chen Guangcheng, the campaigner against forced abortions, has been facing death threats and significant harassment. In late April 2012, Chen scaled the back wall of his compound and eluded the frustrated grasp of the Chinese Communist security machine and family planning officials. As though to punish him on the anniversary of his [...]
The family of human rights activist Chen Guangcheng has received death threats. Reggie Littlejohn, President of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, unveiled the news at a press conference today on Capitol Hill. Congressman Chris Smith joined Littlejohn and members of the Coalition Against Gendercide to talk about forced abortions in China. “We have just learned that [...]
by Olivia Enos WASHINGTON, D.C., April 11, 2013 (Heritage Foundation) - Human rights advocates stressed the importance of U.S. leadership in fighting violations of liberty in China in testimony before a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee in advance of Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip to Beijing.…
by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., April 10, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Chen Guangcheng escaped his imprisonment nearly a year ago, but Chinese Communist officials are still punishing him and his family, he told a Congressional subcommittee yesterday. The blind activist and lawyer demanded the United States open…
Chen Guangcheng, the activist who exposed massive forced abortion campaigns carried out by Chinese family planning officials, will testify today in front of Congress for the first time. Chen, who won his freedom in a daring night-time escape from Chinese secret police in 2012, will testify in person for the first time before Chairman Chris [...]
by Ben Johnson WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Human rights activist Chen Guangcheng, the most public foe of China's forced abortion policy, will speak before the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights tomorrow. The hearing,…
Yesterday, President George W. Bush met with human rights activist Chen Guangcheng his wife Yuan Weijing, and their son and daughter at his private club at the Bush Institute. Before the event, Chen and his family were honored at ChinaAid’s annual banquet, where he received the 2013 “Defender of Freedom Award.” Chen also participated in [...]