May 25, 2020

Chen Guangcheng Left the U.S. Embassy After Threats to His Wife

Via The Guardian: Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng left the US embassy in Beijing only after threats his family would be immediately returned to house arrest, a close friend has said. Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, had earlier said that the handling of his stay and departure “reflected his choices and our values”, […]

Chen Guangcheng Accuses U.S. Of Abandoning Him at Chinese Hospital

Via Channel 4: Chen Guangcheng tells Channel 4 News he left the US embassy for hospital as part of an “agreement” with the Chinese government, and that despite promises, no-one from the US embassy is there. Chen had been under protection at the US embassy in Beijing after escaping from house arrest last Friday. He […]