Blind chinese activist Chen Guangcheng flies to New York

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/20/us-china-dissident-idUSBRE84I04V20120520

One of Chinas most prominient activists is set to study as a fellow at New York University School of Law, after enduring much hardship defending the rights of his marginalized countrymen, as well as exposing forced abortions and sterilizations. The self-taught lawyer, whos history of fighting for human rights against adversity is nothing short of inspirational, was jailed for 4 years in China, but now released, he will  continue to advocate for rights in America.

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About Alexandra McDonald

Online Portfolio of Alexandra McDonald. Current Postgraduate Journalism student. Writing about the news media and politic seems to be my emerging forte but I love writing and researching pretty much anything and everything! Catch me on http://www.activemotion.com.au/shamrock/
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