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Charges likely for Chinese activist’s nephew

By Sun, Oct 14, 2012 12:33PM UTC Comments Off Blind Chinese activsit Chen Guangcheng Pic: AP

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng said authorities “declared war” on justice when local police recommended his nephew be indicted over a scuffle with officials after the blind legal advocate’s dramatic escape from house arrest. Chen’s escape in April set off a diplomatic tussle between Beijing and Washington before he was allowed to go...

Analysis: Chinese media stays quiet on Chen Guangcheng

By Wed, May 02, 2012 12:48PM UTC 5 Comments Chen Guangcheng. Pic: AP.

By Casey Hynes Since last week, when rumors of Chen Guangcheng’s arrival at the American embassy in Beijing broke, the Western media began to buzz with rumors and speculation about his fate. The blind Chinese activist and dissident had escaped from his home in Shandong province after spending nearly two years under house arrest. Yet...

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