Chinese blind lawyer dissident Guangcheng receives award for years of activism in closed system
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Will China punish UK for giving award to Chen Guangcheng?
(via GlobalPost) The UK’s decision to give Chen a Westminster Award is likely to make Chen’s activism a diplomatic issue between the UK and China. Benjamin Carlson HONG KONG — A little more than one year after he bravely escaped illegal house arrest in China for the United States, blind activist lawyer Chen Guangcheng.