Chen the Activist Blind Lawyer of China’s Location Unclear as Dictatorship Punishes His Mother and Extended Family
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China activist appeals to Obama to get him to US
Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng appealed to US President Barack Obama to help get him and his family out of China, saying he feared for his life just hours after leaving the US embassy in Beijing. “I would like to say to President Obama: please do everything you can to get our family out,” Chen told.
Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng: What we know now
By Peter Ford posted May 2, 2012 at 3:30 pm EDT
Beijing A US-brokered deal to win freedom for Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng appeared to be unraveling in the early hours of Thursday morning, as Mr. Chen, who is blind, indicated he feared for his safety and had changed his mind about wanting