Chinese activist Chen speaks out in New York

Blind dissident Chen Guangcheng confirms he is not seeking US asylum after escaping house arrest in China.

    Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, who escaped house arrest in China last month, has made his first public speech since arriving in the United States.

    Chen again confirmed he is not seeking asylum, a reminder that he intends to continue playing a part in shaping his country’s future, even from a distance

    Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from New York City.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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