On arrival in New York City, activist Chen Guangcheng said, "We should link our arms to continue in the fight for the goodness in the world and to fight against injustice." He spoke publicly to a crowd at New York University late on Saturday. The lawyer who fought forced abortion and received strong support from the Christian community will study at NYU under a student visa.
Here's the You Tube video of his comments:
Many American groups, faith-based and secular, have campaigned for Chen's release from house arrest, including Women's Rights Without Frontiers. In 2005, Chen published his research that there were 130,000 forced abortions in Shandong Province. This report resulted in a four-year prison sentence. WRWF President Reggie Littlejohn, on April 30 in a statement to a congressional panel, said "Chen may be safe for the moment, but the women for whom he risked everything are not. Forced abortion is not a choice. It is official government rape."
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