Chinese Activist

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng and his wife Yuan Weijing  arrive at the New York University Village apartment complex in Manhattan in New York, May 19, 2012.  AFP PHOTO / MLADEN ANTONOV

Blind Chinese Activist To Speak At The Council On Foreign Relations

A blind Chinese activist who was the focus of a nearly monthlong diplomatic standoff has a speaking engagement in New York City this week.

05/28/2012

Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng and his wife Yuan Weijing  arrive at the New York University Village apartment complex in Manhattan in New York, May 19, 2012.  AFP PHOTO / MLADEN ANTONOV

Blind Chinese Dissident Arrives At NYU, Prepares To Study Law

Crowds cheered as Chen Guangcheng arrived on crutches at New York University on Saturday.

05/20/2012

A demonstrator wears a mask of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo during a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Berlin on December 10, 2010. (credit: OHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Congressman Goes To Nobel Ceremony

Rep. Chris Smith organized a bipartisan group of lawmakers in February to nominate the winner, imprisoned Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo and two other human rights advocates for the award.

12/10/2010