Jesus said He came to set the captives free. And in the case of one Chinese dissident, He certainly did that.
Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, whose dramatic escape from house arrest and flight to New York captured the attention of the world in May, has issued a powerful video calling on the Chinese Communist Party to account for crimes committed against the Chinese people.
Chen Guangcheng told CNN about his departure from China and his continuing concern for family and friends he left behind.
The U.S. State Department is "closely monitoring" the situation of Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng's friends and relatives who are now being held by Chinese authorities.
Chinese human rights advocate Chen Guangcheng arrived in the U.S. May 19 with his wife and children, beginning a new chapter of freedom despite ongoing concern for his family in China.
Human rights activist Chen Guangcheng, a month after escaping house arrest in China, arrived Saturday evening in the United States after a flight from Beijing.
The Chinese human rights activist has reportedly completed passport applications and has been told passports will be issued to him and his family within two weeks.
Chen's remarkable escape from abusive house arrest made headlines throughout the world, while baffling the Chinese government.
The woman who risked her life to drive blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng from his village to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing was released from detention.
Everyone loves a good escape story. But in the case of a certain Chinese dissident, the world needs to hear the rest of the story.
More details have come out regarding the dramatic escape of blind Chinese Christian human rights activist Chen Guangcheng from imprisonment in his own home.