Chen Guangcheng

Chinese court sentences rights lawyer in secret trial

China sentenced a prominent human rights lawyer to a three-year suspended sentence Friday following a secret trial, raising concerns the country is moving to further reduce transparency in high-profile, politically sensitive cases.


Apr 28, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

China detains scholar, bans books in crackdown on moderate voices

 China has detained a prominent scholar who helped blind dissident Chen Guangcheng flee to the United States two years ago and has banned books by eight writers in an escalating crackdown on dissent.

Oct 13, 2014, 15:52 PM IST

UN group urges release of Chinese dissident nephew

Dissident Chen Guangcheng today urged China to release his nephew after a UN group agreed with charges that his imprisonment was arbitrary.

Jun 26, 2014, 03:29 AM IST

Blind China activist`s nephew languishing in jail

Chinese authorities have refused to accept a family application seeking medical parole for the imprisoned nephew of Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, the nephew`s mother said on Friday.

Jan 03, 2014, 17:46 PM IST

Blind China activist Chen Guangcheng gets new US sinecure

Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng has announced affiliations with three US institutions, which he says will allow him to keep speaking out on the "inhumane brutality" of the Chinese government.

Oct 02, 2013, 22:04 PM IST

Blind activist urges Taiwan to stand up to China

Exiled, blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng urged Taiwan to stand up to China`s "illegitimate" communist government, as he visited self-governing island amid controversy over his future in US.

Jun 25, 2013, 00:13 AM IST

Don`t undermine national interest: China warns blind dissident

China warned blind dissident Chen Guangcheng against indulging in any activities to undermine the country`s national interest during his visit to Taiwan, which it considers as a rebel province.

Jun 24, 2013, 20:41 PM IST

Chinese activist warns Beijing against suppression

The Chinese activist who fled to America after taking refuge in the US Embassy last year warned Beijing that their relentless efforts to crush opposition forces or suppress human rights will only backfire.

Jun 24, 2013, 15:34 PM IST

China activist Chen Guangcheng to visit Taiwan

Activist Chen Guangcheng, who fled house arrest in China and later moved to the US, will arrive on Sunday in Taiwan, where he will give several speeches expected to attract the attention of Beijing.

Jun 23, 2013, 12:16 PM IST

NYU forced me out over pressure from China: Blind activist Chen

Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, who dramatically fled to the US Embassy here from house arrest sparking a diplomatic crisis, has accused New York University of ending his fellowship due to "unrelenting pressure" from China, leaving him and his family stranded.

Jun 17, 2013, 12:10 PM IST

Chinese dissident to leave New York University

The New York University said on Thursday that it would soon part ways with prominent Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng but insisted that he would soon find another way to stay in the United States.

Jun 14, 2013, 12:57 PM IST

Blind Chinese dissident Guangcheng asks US to protect relatives

Guangcheng caused a diplomatic row between the US and China after he escaped house arrest and sought refuge in the American embassy in Beijing.

May 21, 2013, 16:21 PM IST

US concerned at reports Chinese activist`s family

Reports say that a nephew of blind Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng has been mistreated in jail.

Apr 11, 2013, 11:24 AM IST

End `leadership of thieves` in China, urges dissident Chen

The 41-year old lawyer caused a diplomatic crisis last April when he fled house arrest in rural China.

Jan 30, 2013, 13:57 PM IST

Nephew’s conviction is China’s retribution for escape: Chen

Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng has said that the conviction of his nephew in China was retribution to his escape.

Dec 02, 2012, 13:53 PM IST

US views trial of dissident`s nephew as `deeply flawed`

US has said it is deeply disturbed by the conviction of blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng`s nephew, terming it the result of a "deeply flawed legal process."

Dec 01, 2012, 08:51 AM IST

China sentences activist`s nephew to 3 years in jail

A Chinese court sentenced the nephew of legal activist Chen Guangcheng to more than three years in jail for assault in a hurried, suddenly announced trial on Friday that his parents were barred from attending.

Nov 30, 2012, 21:51 PM IST

China puts nephew of blind activist on trial

Chen Guangcheng slipped out of his tightly guarded village in northeastern China in April, fleeing to the US Embassy and setting off a diplomatic tussle between Beijing and Washington.

Nov 30, 2012, 16:04 PM IST

Charges likely for Chinese activist Chen`s nephew

Chen`s nephew Chen Kegui, 32, has been detained in China since May, accused of attacking local officials.

Oct 13, 2012, 22:14 PM IST

Blind Chinese activist Chen seeks action against Beijing

Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng has appealed to Washington to investigate his case and protect his family at home.

Aug 02, 2012, 10:31 AM IST