Activist Chen Guangcheng Escapes in China

Monday, April 30, 2012

A blind Chinese human rights activist, Chen Guangcheng escaped from house arrest recently from his village of Shandong province. Reports suggest that Guangcheng has reached Beijing and may be in U.S. custody, under protection. American diplomat Kurt Campbell is in the country, some believe to negotiate the release of Guangcheng. 

Viv Marsh from our partner the BBC is covering the story. She joins the program to let us know what may be going on with the mysterious escape of this activist.

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