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After Epic Escape, Chen Guangcheng Mired in Partisan U.S.

Following heated controversy last month over legal activist Chen Guangcheng’s departure from New York University, The New York Times’ Andrew Jacobs reports a tangled political “tug of war over Mr. Chen and his...

Chen Guangcheng, NYU and Academic Freedom

Chen Guangcheng says that New York University asked him to leave because of pressure from Chinese authorities, but the university denies those claims. The dispute over his departure has nevertheless “added fuel to concerns...

Dispute Deepens Over Chen Guangcheng’s NYU Departure

Blind activist Chen Guangcheng released a statement on Sunday evening confirming reports that New York University had given him until the end of the month to leave the school, citing “unrelenting pressure” placed on...

Chen Guangcheng: “They Are Scared of the Countryside”

Ian Johnson interviews dissident Chen Guangcheng in a New York University classroom. Continuing the transcript style of his Bao Tong interview, Johnson asks Chen many probing questions, from China’s incoming leadership to...

NYU Reaches Deal to Open College in Shanghai

New York University, one of the largest private universities in the U.S., has reached a deal to open a campus in Shanghai which will be jointly administered by NYU and the East China Normal University, the first such college in...

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