PBS NewsHour

Blind Activist Fled China After Two Years of House Arrest

Clip: 01/30/2013 | 1m 11s

Chen Guangcheng, a blind lawyer and activist, spent two years under house arrest in China before escaping and finding refuge at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. He was eventually granted a visa to travel to the United States to study. Ray Suarez reports on Chen's journey and recent honor of receiving a human rights award.

Aired: 01/30/13

Rating: NR

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