Saturday, July 1, 2006

Chinese People March to Rescue Blind Human Rights Activist

“By standing in the streets of Beijing wearing these T-shirts and blindfolds we are calling for justice through artistic measures.” (The Epoch Times)

Chinese People March to Rescue Blind Human Rights Activist
Epoch Times, NY – 21 hours ago
human rights activists and people handicapped during the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre rallied together in support of blind democracy activist Chen Guangcheng.
: Police Detain Blind Chinese Activist, Put Family Under House …
NewsReleaseWire.com (press release) – Jun 29, 2006
HONG KONG[~]Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong, who earlier detained rights activist Chen Guangcheng for [base “]inciting people to disrupt
Attorney for China Activist Against Forced Abortions Attacked in …
LifeNews.com, MT – Jun 28, 2006
Li Jinsong said more than a dozen people prevented him from visiting Chen Guangcheng’s wife to gather information to defend him.
Lawyer for China sterilisation exposer attacked
Stuff.co.nz, New Zealand – Jun 28, 2006
Li Jinsong said a dozen or more people stopped his car from entering the village where the wife of 34-year-old Chen Guangcheng lived and tipped it over.
Topic: China’s Brutal Crackdown on Dissidents (Read 3 times)
The Chaser (satire), Australia – Jun 28, 2006
The police in Shandong Province, for example, arrested blind civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng, 35, after months of harassment.
Shandong: fresh violence targets blind activist’s cause
AsiaNews.it, Italy – Jun 28, 2006
The lawyer of Chen Guangcheng, an imprisoned activist famed for his battles against forced abortion, was beaten and robbed together with his assistant, while
China defence lawyer says attacked
Swissinfo, Switzerland – Jun 28, 2006
Li Jinsong said a dozen or more people stopped his car from entering the village where the wife of 34-year-old Chen Guangcheng lived and tipped it over.
China defence lawyer says attacked
Reuters.uk, UK – Jun 28, 2006
Li Jinsong said a dozen or more people stopped his car from entering the village where the wife of 34-year-old Chen Guangcheng lived and tipped it over.
China defence lawyer says attacked
Scotsman, United Kingdom – Jun 28, 2006
Li Jinsong said a dozen or more people stopped his car from entering the village where the wife of 34-year-old Chen Guangcheng lived and tipped it over.

Chinese Legislative Committee Drops Provision That Would Have …
Kaiser network.org, DC – Jun 27, 2006
In other China news, Chinese police have formally arrested human rights advocate Chen Guangcheng, who has spoken out against China’s one-child-per-family policy
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