by Arthur Waldron
within Book Reviews, Foreign Affairs
October 30th, 2015
We hear endlessly of “change” and “reform” in China, and the United States has premised its policies on these promises. The memoirs of Chen Guangcheng paint a very different portrait.
Strength—a simple but seemingly superhuman strength of both conscience and body—is the great uniting theme of the story of Chen Guangcheng. Yet his deeply revealing memoirs, titled The Barefoot Lawyer: A Blind Man’s Fight for Justice and Freedom in China, not only give us a glimpse into Continue reading
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In April 2012, blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng escaped from house arrest in a rural village and sought refuge in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. The ruling Chinese Communist Party Continue reading
Guo Yushan Was Instrumental in the Escape of Dissident Chen Guangcheng in 2012
By JOSH CHIN CONNECT
Oct. 12, 2014 3:43 a.m. ET
Authorities in Beijing have criminally detained Guo Yushan, Continue reading
By Joshua Lipes
Chen Guangcheng at RFA in Washington, June 25, 2014.
A United Nations panel has ruled that the nephew Continue reading