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Chinese dissident Chen Chuangcheng asks for asylum(7 images)

Chen, a blind Chinese dissident, who escaped house arrest, has now left the U.S. Embassy and is under Chinese control in a Beijing hospital. He is now apparently asking for asylum in the United States.

In this photo released by the U.S. embassy Beijing Press Office, blind Chinese dissident Chen Chuangcheng is wheeled into a hospital escorted by U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke (2nd R) in Beijing on May 2, 2012. Chen left the U.S. Embassy and is under Chinese control in a Beijing hospital, but is now apparently asking for asylum in the United States. UPI | License Photo
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