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It was the moment the Chens had been waiting for.
In his letter (Chinese only) to the Guangzhou Municipal Bureau of Justice, lawyer Chen Wuquan (陈武权) explains why he wanted to defend Chen Kegui, the nephew of blind legal advocate Chen Guangcheng who is facing charges of intentional homicide as a result of defending himself against intruders who...
Chen Kegui (陈可贵) , nephew of blind legal advocate Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚), is facing charges of intentional homicide after wounding several intruders into his home in the course of self-defense . The incident took place on April 27, 2012, several days after his uncle escaped unlawful house arrest by...
Excerpted from Der Spiegel 's “ Chen beklagt Festnahme von Familienmitgliedern ”: You Minglei habe Flugblätter unter anderem mit der Aufschrift "Lehne Kommunismus ab und liebe dein Land" sowie Forderungen nach Demokratie und Freiheit verteilt. Die Polizei kündigte an, dem Vater den formellen...
Excerpted from “Chen Guangcheng and U.S.-China Relations” on NPR's On Point :
Excerpted from Al Jazeera: Al Jazeera: I’m interested to know, how is this playing out within China itself? And how will this case proceed in China?
Excerpted from The Independent : The non-governmental organisation Human Rights in China (HRIC) said Mr Chen's nephew, Chen Kegui, had confirmed that his uncle had fled the family home. According to HRIC, he also said Mr Chen's father, Chen Guangfu, and the lawyer's older brother had been taken...
Excerpted from The Irish Times : Human Rights in China said Mr Chen’s nephew Chen Kegui confirmed that his uncle had fled, adding that Chen Guangfu, his father and the lawyer’s older brother, had been taken away on Thursday night, April 26th.
Excerpted from Bloomberg News : Chen was jailed for more than four years after helping villagers resist forced abortions, rights groups including the New York-based Human Rights in China say. After his release in September 2010, he and his wife were confined to their home in the village of...
Excerpted from BBC : The rights group Human Rights in China quoted a source who knew about Mr Chen, and said his nephew Chen Kegui was taken away from his home by more than 30 police officers.

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