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Chinese Blind Activist Chen Guangcheng Wins Lantos Human Rights Prize

On 29 January 2013, Chen Guangcheng receives Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize at U.S. Capitol Ceremony. Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize is named after the late Congressman  Tom Lantos, the only Holocaust survivor ever elected to the US Congress and … Continue reading

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Chen Guangcheng to the New Chinese Leader: The Whole Nation is Watching You

Chen Guangcheng, the Blind Chinese legal activist, who now lives in New York, recorded a new video to mark 10 December the Human Rights Day, addressed his message to the new Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Following is the video transcription … Continue reading

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Not in the Main Stream Media, but also about Chen Guangcheng

Today, both the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United States government press release said that Chen Guangcheng can apply passport/visa to study in the United States. This is good news, despite the dramatic changes setting down so many … Continue reading

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Chen Guangcheng Escapes out of House Arrest

Chen Guangcheng, the blind legal activist, is out of his ‘house arrest’ and at a safe place now, according to China Aid. (in Chinese) Chen Guangcheng was driven to Beijing on 22 April (Sunday) after evading his guards. According to CNN, … Continue reading

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Grassroots Campaigns Support Chen Guangcheng

It looks like a Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) delivery, however it is not. It is a car sticker campaign ─ Free CGC, calling for the freedom of the blind legal advocate Chen Guangcheng. In this campaign, people decorate their cars … Continue reading

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Blind Activist Chen Guangcheng: A Man of Courage

Recently, Wired invited Chinese artist Ai Weiwei to nominate a person for 50 people to change the world in 2012. Ai Weiwei chose blind activist Chen Guangcheng for the Magazine’s Smart List 2012: 50 people who will change the world. “His … Continue reading

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