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Chen Guangcheng's brother beaten in latest apparent revenge attack on family

The elder brother of exiled blind activist Chen Guangcheng was beaten by two unidentified men yesterday morning, the latest in a string of mysterious attacks on the family in the past few weeks.

Friday, 10 May, 2013, 5:13am

Chen Guangcheng's family harassed, nephew denied medical treatment in jail

The imprisoned nephew of exiled human rights activist Chen Guangcheng is suffering from appendicitis but being denied medical parole, his father said, in seemingly the latest punishment by authorities against the family.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Lawyer for Chinese activist nephew can’t visit him

A lawyer for the imprisoned nephew of Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng says his legal team will likely miss Thursday’s deadline to file an appeal because authorities have denied their requests to meet with him.

12 Dec 2012 - 5:00pm

Chen Kegui case shows rule of law still weak in China

Resisting police usually leads to charges that are local news at best. What sets the case of 32-year-old Chen Kegui apart is that he is the nephew of blind activist Chen Guangcheng, who caused a diplomatic tussle when he escaped from his guarded village home in Shandong to the American embassy in Beijing, before leaving for the US.

11 Dec 2012 - 2:44am 3 comments

China's courts need to show way forward

One key question after the Communist Party's national congress last month is whether the authorities will continue to use the courts as merely a tool for greater control, or allow them to play the role they should as guardians of the rule of law.

6 Dec 2012 - 4:42am

China dissident brands nephew’s conviction ‘revenge’

Chinese blind activist Chen Guangcheng said in a video released on Sunday that a three-year jail sentence handed to his nephew was “revenge” for his dramatic escape to the US embassy earlier this year.

3 Dec 2012 - 2:26pm 1 comment

Chen Guangcheng's nephew jailed for assault after uncle's escape

Blind activist Chen Guangcheng's nephew was jailed for three years and three months by a Shandong court yesterday, Chen said.

He condemned the sentence as retaliation for his daring escape from house arrest earlier this year.

1 Dec 2012 - 3:11am 2 comments

Dissident lawyer Chen Guangcheng's nephew jailed

The nephew of blind Chinese lawyer Chen Guangcheng was jailed for three years on Friday for attacking officials who descended on his village after the dissident fled to the US embassy.

30 Nov 2012 - 9:20pm

Politics before justice for Bo Xilai, Chen Kegui

Despite next week's 18th Communist Party congress, attention inside and outside China is increasingly riveted on the forthcoming criminal prosecution of Bo Xilai , the deposed leader whose case has already done so much to upset the party's carefully scripted plans for an orderly transfer of national power.

31 Oct 2012 - 4:27pm 1 comment

Chen flies out 'filled with deep emotions'

Blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng, who caused a diplomatic crisis when he fled to the US embassy in Beijing last month, boarded a plane to New York with his family yesterday telling of his sadness at leaving his homeland.

20 May 2012 - 12:00am