Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng, whose case overshadowed high-level U.S.-China talks earlier this month, arrived in New York City and thanked the U.S. for helping him leave Beijing.
Chinese human-rights activist Chen Guangcheng, whose case overshadowed high-level U.S.-China talks earlier this month, left Beijing for the U.S. with his wife and two children, headed for Newark, New Jersey.
Chinese human-rights activist Chen Guangcheng, whose case overshadowed high-level U.S.-China talks earlier this month, left Beijing for the U.S.
China said Chen Guangcheng can apply to study abroad, signaling the government may be seeking to resolve a crisis that flared after the legal activist fled house arrest for the American embassy.
China said Chen Guangcheng could apply to study abroad, hours after the blind rights activist appealed to President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for help to visit the U.S.
Blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng escaped house arrest in eastern China and is under U.S. protection, according to a U.S.-based human rights group.
Bulldozers razed Li Liguang’s farmhouse four years ago after officials in the Chinese city of Loudi told him the land was needed for a 30,000-seat stadium.
China released a human rights lawyer, Teng Biao , after he was detained by the police, the Associated Press reported, citing his wife.
China today passed legislation that defines acts of terrorism and empowers the nation to freeze the funds and assets of people and organizations identified on a government list.