Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, speaking out for the first time since The Post reported the school was giving him the boot, said pressure from Beijing had school officials planning his departure almost as soon as he arrived. 28 more words
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SCMP carries Associated Press report from Beijing: “A lawyer for the imprisoned nephew of Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng says his legal team will likely miss Thursday’s deadline to file an appeal because authorities have denied their requests to meet with him.” 35 more words
SCMP reports: “Blind activist Chen Guangcheng’s nephew was jailed for three years and three months by a Shandong court yesterday, Chen said.
“He condemned the sentence as retaliation for his daring escape from house arrest earlier this year. 187 more words
The nephew of exiled Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng was tried on Friday and sentenced to three years and three months in prison on charges related to a clash with local officials in April, … 747 more words
Associated Press reports from New York, ““Human Rights First gave its 2012 Human Rights Award to Chen Guangcheng at its annual gala on Wednesday. The award was presented by actor Christian Bale, who had tried to meet the activist in China in December but was turned away by officials.” 27 more words
Ming Pao says today, Shandong Province announced yesterday that Wu Pengfei was removed from his post as chief of Shandong Department of Public Security. The removal was suspected to be related to Chen Guangcheng saga. 220 more words