Chinese dissident at NYU spied on - claim

2013-06-21 20:06

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng was spied when he arrived in the United States last year after he was given a fellowship at New York University.

China's 'lawlessness' threatens stability

2012-05-30 14:01

Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng has accused Beijing of failing to uphold its own laws, saying its abusive treatment of dissidents threatens the country's political stability.

Brother of China activist flees village

2012-05-24 15:03

The brother of blind activist Chen Guangcheng has fled his village in China, evading a security clampdown to seek help from lawyers for his son who has been detained.

Blind Chinese activist leaves for US

2012-05-19 12:14

Plane carrying blind Chinese activist and family has left Beijing for the United States.

China restricts activist's family

2012-05-11 14:00

Authorities in the hometown of blind activist Chen Guangcheng have notched up restrictions on members of his extended family while he awaits permission to travel abroad.

Chen says China helping him get passport

2012-05-08 08:38

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng says officials have told him they will help him get a passport to leave, but friends and US embassy staff are still being blocked from visiting him in hospital.

Eyes on China after deal on dissident

2012-05-05 10:37

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has ended a tense visit to China with a fragile deal in hand over a top dissident, as activists wait to see if he will be allowed to leave China.

China to allow activist to leave soon: US

2012-05-04 16:05

The United States says China has agreed to let blind activist Chen Guangcheng and his family leave the country soon, raising hopes of a resolution to a damaging diplomatic crisis.

China's Chen appeals to US congress

2012-05-04 09:00

Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng has made a dramatic plea for US protection in a cellphone call to a congregational hearing from his hospital bed in Beijing.

Mistake to let Chen leave US embassy

2012-05-03 20:39

Washington has made a "serious mistake" in allowing blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng to leave its embassy, says a leading Chinese dissident, who also says that Beijing will never allow the man out of the country.

Chinese activist never pressured, says US

2012-05-03 09:04

The US ambassador to China has strongly denied accounts that Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng was pressured to leave the US embassy in Beijing.

Chinese dissident in US embassy

2012-04-30 09:40

Chinese rights activist Chen Guangcheng is in the US embassy in Beijing, his friend and fellow dissident Hu Jia says, in a case that threatens to rile China-US ties.

Christian Bale roughed up in China

2011-12-16 08:24

Hollywood actor Christian Bale has been roughed up by Chinese security guards as he attempted to visit a blind legal activist whose detention has sparked a domestic and international outcry.


Activist encourages media to probe China

2013-01-31 13:00

Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese activist who dramatically escaped house arrest last year, says foreign media has had a critical impact in his country and has urged them to keep up their coverage.

China calls US rights report 'prejudiced'

2012-05-25 14:59

China has strongly criticised a human rights report issued by the United States, calling the document "fraught with prejudice" and insisting its rights record was improving.

Blind Chinese activist Chen rests in NYC

2012-05-21 12:00

Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng who has been the centre of a diplomatic rift between China and the United States is soaking up the sun in New York City.

China activist to get passport 'in 15 days'

2012-05-17 08:32

Blind activist Chen Guangcheng says China has agreed to issue him a passport within 15 days, allowing him to go to the United States, after a bitter row between Beijing and Washington.

Chen challenges China over house arrest

2012-05-09 11:00

Blind activist Chen Guangcheng has challenged China's government to prove that it had not ordered his illegal house arrest, and to punish those who had turned his home into a prison.

US 'must ensure no repeat of Chen incident'

2012-05-07 12:00

The US should "take necessary measures" to prevent a repeat of the Chen Guangcheng incident, China says, after a diplomatic row with Washington.

Dissident Chen tells China of abuse: US

2012-05-04 20:01

Dissident Chen Guangcheng, at the heart of a crisis between the United States and China, has given an account to Chinese authorities about abuse under house arrest, a US official says.

Activist can apply to study abroad: China

2012-05-04 10:00

China's foreign ministry says Chen Guangcheng, the blind activist at the centre of a major row over human rights, can apply to study abroad.

Romney: Obama handled Chen shamefully

2012-05-03 22:11

Leading Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says that the US government's handling of Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng's case is "a day of shame" for the Obama administration.

Clinton: China must protect human rights

2012-05-03 11:00

Hillary Clinton has told China that it must protect human rights, in remarks that rejected Beijing's criticism of the US for getting involved in the case of a blind dissident.

Chinese dissident seeks exile in US

2012-05-03 08:01

Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng says he fears for his safety in China and wants to leave for the US, straining ties during Hillary Clinton's visit to Beijing.

Chinese activist under US protection - group

2012-04-28 10:02

A blind legal activist who fled house arrest in his rural China village is under the protection of US officials and high-level talks are taking place between the countries about his fate, an activist group says.

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