» 05/22/2012, 00.00
UNITED STATES - CHINA
Chen Guangcheng ready for his studies, his nephew still in jail
The blind dissident spends time in a New York park. "For the past seven years, I have never had a day's rest," he said. For his mentor, Prof Cohen, NYU is ready for him. His wife may join him in his studies. Meanwhile, his family in China continues to endure the authorities' vendetta.
Chen Guangcheng, practically still in prison
Despite serving a four-year sentence, the well-known blind lawyer, famous for his fight against forced abortions, says he is free only in his home. Still, he pledged to continue his fight for a more just China.
21/05/2012 UNITED STATES - CHINA
Chen Guangcheng may be in New York but his family can still be persecuted
The blind dissident has arrived in the US with his wife and their children. His older brother and nephew are however under arrest on false charges. Famous for his fight against forced abortions in China, the activist thanks both Washington and Beijing for solving his predicament. Veteran dissidents Wei Jingsheng and Chai Ling urge him to continue his fight.
30/04/2012 CHINA - UNITED STATES
Beijing and Washington embarrassed over the Chen Guangcheng case
The dissident who allegedly found refuge in the US Embassy in Beijing is causing problems for the two countries on the eve of their annual bilateral summit. No one wants to undermine trade and investments over human rights.
Fears for fate of Chen Guangcheng, the blind activist against forced abortions
Some say that he might have died of torture and lack of medical care. A year after his release from prison, he is in forced isolation in his house with his wife and six year old daughter who can not go to school. Anyone who tries to contact him, is beaten and arrested. Shandong authorities have built a prison-house for him. Wrwf appeal and petition for news of Chen’s health.
Blind activist Chen Guangcheng, escapes from prison. Risk of summary executions
Chen denounced forced abortions and sterilizations and expropriation against farmers for years. There is the risk of reprisals and summary justice of the police against him and his family. The video of his forced captivity.
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