Chen Guangcheng (2015 Event)

The blind Chinese dissident and human rights activist, Chen Guangcheng, escaped house arrest in Dongshigu and sought refuge in the US Embassy in 2012. Here he speaks about his memoir, The Barefoot Lawyer, in which he reveals his view of the flawed diplomacy between the US and Chinese governments, and details his work with Chinese women who suffered abuse under the One Child policy. Recorded live at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

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