U.S. Leaves Chen in Limbo

Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese human rights activist and self-taught lawyer, is in limbo as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Obama continue their malfeasance of human rights in the drama unfolding in China. In 2005, Mr. Chen was arrested for exposing the brutal truth behind China's one-child policy.  He carefully documented the evidence of forced abortion policies by local family planning officials desperate to meet birth control quotas through late-term abortions and sterilizations.  Since his arrest, he was imprisoned for four years, and he has endured beatings, intimidation, and illegal house arrest. Then, on April 22, 2012, Mr. Chen escaped his captors and fled.  He released a videotape on YouTube on April 26, revealing details of his illegal house detention, which included brutal beatings of family members -- beatings which resulted in broken bones -- and harassment of his children.  In the video, he expressed fears of retribution against...(Read Full Article)

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