Chinese Foreign Ministry Says Chinese Dissident Chen Guangcheng Can Apply to Study Overseas

Allowing Chen Guancheng to study abroad is among the encouraging signs from the Chinese that a resolution on the future of the blind human rights activist is within reach, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today. Addressing the highly charged topic for the first time since arriving Wednesday in Beijing, she said, "We are encouraged by the progress we have seen today but there is more work to do." Clinton confirmed that Chen, who escaped house arrest April 22 and found temporary...Full Story
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