April 30, 2012
Blind Activist a Huge Test for U.S.-China Ties
John Lee, Time
When Wang Lijun appeared at the U. S. consulate in Chengdu on Feb. 6, American officials politely listened to his appeals before handing the former Chongqing police chief to central authorities waiting outside the building. The current asylum request of the blind activist Chen Guangcheng, who escaped last week from house arrest in Shandong province, is trickier.
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