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IFC Statement on Chen Guangcheng

Posted on May 2, 2012 in Chen Guangcheng, Highlights, International Relations, News, Op Ed, Publications, Rule of Law in China | Comments Off on IFC Statement on Chen Guangcheng

In reaction to the outcome of the Chen Guangcheng case Initiatives for China issued the following statement: As the story continues to develop, we express our serious concerns over the outcome of the negotiations over Chen Guagncheng between the governments of the United States and China. While appreciating the efforts of Secretary Clinton and her top diplomatic officials, we are alarmed that Mr. Chen has been threatened to accept the solution to leave the U.S. Embassy. We urge that the American government takes a firm stand for Cheng Guangcheng and human rights in China, respecting his desire and his wish. We are extremely worried and remain doubtful that China will not keep its promise to ensure Mr. Chen’s freedom, his family’s safety, no retribution for those who assisted his escape, and the punishment of his abusers. For the hospital...

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