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Editor: Donald C. Clarke
George Washington University Law School

Thursday, May 17, 2012

How Chen Guangcheng escaped

Here's an account (in Chinese - sorry, no time to translate) from iSun Affairs magazine (a web-based journal) of how Chen Guangcheng escaped from Dongshigu Village. As we might have guessed, he had help from various people but also had to rely on himself quite a bit. The account is quite detailed and names names. Apparently the editors decided to include these details because the authorities had already figured out the people involved.

Here's a video interview with Chen's brother, Chen Guangfu, about what happened to him afterwards.

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The Chinese Voices for Justice Blog has provided a partial English translation of those relevant paragraphs

Posted by: Catherine Yeung | May 18, 2012 1:04:59 AM

Prof. Clarke, you and your readers may be interested to know we recently translated the iSun Affairs article on our site, Tea Leaf Nation. Thanks for pointing this piece out. Hope you don't mind my flogging my site here but I thought it relevant in this case!

Posted by: David Wertime, Co-Editor, | May 21, 2012 9:59:38 AM

I welcome any posting of useful information here, so no need to apologize.

Posted by: Don Clarke | May 21, 2012 11:48:15 PM

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