The New York Times’ Andrew Jacobs reports on the gathering momentum of efforts to visit civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng and his family, who have been held under house arrest since Chen’s release from prison in...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 16, 2011
A smuggled letter describes the abuses suffered by activist Chen Guangcheng and his wife at the hands of local authorities during their long and ongoing house arrest. From the Associated Press: A group of 70 to 80 men led by a...
by Liu Yong | Jul 23, 2008
From Reuters: The wife of a blind, jailed Chinese rights activist has appealed to President Hu Jintao to end official harassment of her family, saying she cannot wait for the Olympics to end. Yuan Weijing’s husband, Chen...
by Liu Yong | Sep 1, 2007
From IP, via International Herald Tribune: The wife of an imprisoned blind Chinese activist said Saturday she was dragged off a bus to stop her from traveling to Beijing to speak out on his behalf. Yuan Weijing said she was on a bus from Shandong province in eastern China on Friday when it stopped and […]
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