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Chinese Activist Guangcheng Finds New Home at Catholic Univ. of America
The Cardinal Newman Society ^ | 10/2/13 | Matthew Archbold

Posted on 10/03/2013 8:06:16 PM PDT by marshmallow

Chen Guangcheng, the blind human-rights activist who escaped China last year after taking refuge in the U.S. Embassy, will be affiliated with The Catholic University of America, according to a report from Reuters.

The Catholic University of America is reportedly set to reveal details of the affiliation today at a press conference with the Witherspoon Institute and the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice, with which Guangcheng will also be affiliated.

A human rights activist in China, Chen found himself imprisoned for four years for his work in exposing the thousands of forced abortions and sterilization procedures performed on women by government population control officials. He also spent three years under house arrest before escaping.

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1 posted on 10/03/2013 8:06:16 PM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

Good. Catholics taking care of one of their own, an anti-abortionist of the first order.


2 posted on 10/03/2013 9:04:51 PM PDT by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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