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Catholic University hires Chinese human-rights champion

October 03, 2013

Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese human-rights activist, has been given a post at the Catholic University of America (CUA) as a distinguished visiting fellow.

Announcing the Chinese activist’s appointment, CUA President John Garvey said that the position will give Chen a platform from which he can continue his denunciation of China’s brutal “one-child” population policy, exposing the prevalence of forced abortion and sterilization.

Chen, who escaped from China last year, will also be working with the Witherspoon Institute at Princeton.


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  • Posted by: Defender - Oct. 03, 2013 6:16 PM ET USA

    And Chen still hasn't been invited to the White House - speaks volumes, doesn't it?