The 'Blind Lawyer' recounts his fight against Communism's corruptions. C hen Guangcheng seemed an unlikely hero. Born in 1971 to a poor family in rural China, blind since infancy, and illiterate until his late teens, Chen became his country’s most prominent human-rights activist. Show More Summary
What’s Happening — Media Use in Iraq at the Gallup Organization, 9 a.m. — Book Rap: Chen Guangcheng “The Barefoot Lawyer: A Blind Man’s Fight for Justice and Freedom in China” at the National Press Club, 6:30 p.m. Must-Read of the Day Politico‘s...Show More Summary
How did the blind dissident escape the clutches of China’s security services?
Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng has a new book detailing his extraordinary life and daring escape from house arrest. CRT's Josh Chin catches up with "barefoot lawyer" to discuss his story.
Chen Guangcheng doesn't care for the way that Hillary Clinton is taking credit for his rescue from the PRC. The post Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng: actually, Hillary Clinton ultimately didn’t help me at all. appeared first on RedState.
In 2005, Chen Guangcheng came to prominence after he began to investigate reports of forced abortions and sterilizations in villages in eastern China. Chen, who’s also known as “the barefoot lawyer,” decided to file a class action lawsuit on behalf of women who had suffered brutal and illegal enforcement under China’s one-child policy. As LifeNews […]
“In today’s China, under the communist rule, the government can put their hand into your body, grab your baby out of your womb, and kill your baby in your face.” These were the words of Nobel Peace Prize nominee Chen Guangcheng. Jailed, tortured and denied medical treatment for years in China, Chen exposed the rampant […]
The Chinese Communist Party, which has maintained its rule over the people of China for over 60 years, is more dangerous than terrorist groups such as ISIS, well-known blind Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng implied on Thursday.
Clinton's account of the high-stakes negotiations on behalf of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng provides a blueprint for business leaders on how to handle tense talks.
The Communist Party of China is trying to expunge the historical record of the Tiananmen Square Massacre and will not admit to the evil that was done against its own citizens, Chinese dissident activist Chen Guangcheng said.
Back in June, the China-watching blogosphere turned inside out over reports that China-for-Christ superstar Bob Fu gave dissident Chen Guangcheng an iPhone laced with location-tracking spyware. The story was originally released by NYU technicians who found the alleged software, but oops it turns out the whole thing was bullshit. [ more › ]
In a surprising move, Chinese officials allowed family of forced abortion opponent Chen Guangcheng to visit him here in the United States. Chen is the activist attorney who exposed brutal campaigns of forced abortions under China’s one-child family planning policy and was jailed and confined to his home as a response. Chen eventually escaped captivity […]
(BEIJING) — The mother and brother of blind activist Chinese lawyer Chen Guangcheng flew to the U.S. Wednesday for a family reunion amid concerns for the health of another relative imprisoned in China. Before boarding their flight in...Show More Summary
Dissident-turned-extra-dissident Chen Guangcheng has been offered a position at the conservative Witherspoon Institute, a lovely American think tank that battles social scourges like gay marriage, stem cell research, pornography, and abortion. It is still unclear, however, why the hell this just happened. [ more › ]
Those attuned to the Force may have felt a great disturbance earlier today, as if millions of Chinese voices suddenly cried out in hurt feelings. This photo was taken at a human rights forum in Prague, Czech Republic. [ more › ]
We live in an interesting America where dissidents of China (like Chen Guangcheng) get special visas from the US State Department and special posts at...
by Susan Michelle Tyrrell July 15, 2013 (LiveActionNews) - A house divided against itself cannot stand. The words of Jesus cross religious lines, because they are a true principle of living. In a recent article in the National Review, ChinaAid president Bob Fu rebuts a New York Times article from last week which miscategorizes…
The New York Times, in a piece chastizing conservatives, reports that Chen Guangcheng, the blind legal advocate who has been manipulated by American conservatives to stand with them on issues such as abortion, same-sex marriage, and stem-cell research. Show More Summary
Chen's rebelliousness, which make him admirable when pitted against a repressive regime, seem to have made the simple end of a fellowship a significant PR liability for a, presumably, well-intended NYU.
Sinica Podcast hosts New Yorker correspondent Evan Osnos who talks about Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng's departure from NYU, how the Snowden affair may or may not affect Sino-American diplomacy, and his forthcoming book about his experience in China. Written by Abby · comments (0) Share: Donate · facebook · twitter...