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ReutersBy Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING, May 9 (Reuters) - The eldest brother of blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng said he was beaten up on Thursday by two men he said were government-hired thugs, which would mark a sharp escalation in harassment meted out to Chen's...
ReutersBy Terril Yue Jones BEIJING, April 30 (Reuters) - Security personnel in eastern China are carrying out a nightly harassment campaign against the brother of blind rights activist Chen Guangcheng, the two said on Tuesday, throwing rocks, bottles and dead...
Tags: China, Human Rights, Hillary Clinton, Beijing (China), Taiwan
ReutersAMSTERDAM - Willem-Alexander became the first king of the Netherlands since 1890 on Tuesday, ascending a throne largely stripped of political power but still invested with enormous symbolic significance for the Dutch people. - - - - BEIRUT - A bomb...
Ai Weiwei isn't able to leave Beijing because of his ongoing legal battles with the Chinese government, but the world comes to him. The artist is keeping busy with projects that include a planned heavy-metal album and a new movie. Ai's debut album...
Tags: Artists, Music, Movies, China, Human Rights
Her eyes showing anguish behind her glasses, Liu Xia whispers urgently into the ear of one of the Chinese activists who barrels past the guard at her Beijing apartment – a place that has become her prison. The brief video of their Friday...
American VoicesNow that Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese dissident, is settling into a new life in the United States after decades of persecution by China's venal, autocratic government, he is receiving a hero's welcome he never anticipated and now does not appear...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng arrived in the United States on Saturday and declared "equality and justice have no boundaries" after China let him leave a Beijing hospital to quell a sensitive diplomatic rift between the...
Paul GreenbergFor lovers of freedom the world over and Americans in particular, there can be no doubt about what was the signal event of the week just past: the safe arrival in this land of the free of a champion of freedom. As in the last decades of the grandly...
Tags: China, Barack Obama, Democratic Party, G8, Camp David
CNNIn his first in-depth TV interview since his dramatic escape from house arrest, Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng told CNN about his departure from Chinaand his continuing concern for family and friends he left behind. He also spoke about...
Tags: China, Trials, Human Rights, Justice System, CNN (tv network)
Paul GreenbergJust as Americans are learning how to spell the name of Chen Guangcheng, the heroic Chinese dissident who is now safe in this country, we have a new hero's name to learn, repeat, and shout if necessary: Shakil Afridi. He's the Pakistani doctor who...
Memorial Day is — and should be — about remembering American sacrifices in war. It therefore may seem odd to look to a Chinese man as the exemplar of the holiday's meaning. But it is by no means a stretch. Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng...
Tags: China, Holidays, Human Rights, Memorial Day, Prisons
LIJIN China — Six months pregnant, 38-year-old Ma Jihong was healthy and fit, her body toned from working in the cotton fields. So when 10 people from the local family planning office showed up one morning in October, she slipped through a gap in...
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Jun 26, 2012 |Column| Tribune Media Services
May 19, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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May 25, 2012 |Story| CNN
May 25, 2012 |Column| Tribune Media Services
May 25, 2012 |Story| Hartford Courant
Jun 15, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
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