Al Jazeera's Cath Turner reports from New York City on Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng making his first public speech since arriving in the United States. Chen again confirmed he is not seeking asylum, a reminder that he intends to continue playing a part in shaping his country's future, even from a distance.
Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports on the case of Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese activist who has spoken to US Congress for the second time accusing authorities in his country of persecuting his family.
PBS NewsHour's Ray Suarez reports on the ongoing saga of the blind activist Chen Guangcheng's fate. The Chinese dissident said he now wants to leave China after learning of alleged threats made against his family by Chinese government officials.
Via The Guardian: The US president, Barack Obama, signaled his support for the blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, saying China would be stronger if it improved its human rights record. The secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, said she he will raise human rights concerns in discussions with China during her visit to Beijing
By Alexa Olesen [ABC News/AP] - A young mother and a student have become the latest people to set themselves on fire in protest against Chinese rule in Tibetan areas, a U.S. broadcaster said Monday.
[BBC] - The Foreign Correspondents Club in China has issued a warning to members after three employees of European media companies were attacked last week. The reporters were covering land rights protests in the village of Panhe, in the eastern Zhejiang province. In one incident, a French reporter had his car rammed and a group of men beat up his Chinese assistant.