A blind Chinese rebel who fled to the US in 2012 has now got US citizenship. Chen Guangcheng, who became a US citizen, expressed his happiness and said that he was very grateful for this free country has welcomed him. He said the human rights situation in China is getting worse and worse. Chen celebrates with members of his legal team on July 8 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was made a US citizen on June 21 in Baltimore.
Chen’s lawyer and former US ambassador to Belize, George Bruno, said it
Last year, Chen addressed the Republican National Convention. He also supported then President Donald Trump’s campaign to stop China’s aggressive policy. Chen, 49, a visiting fellow at the Catholic University of America, said he hoped the US would stand with the Chinese people against the Communist Party.