Public Security Officials Interrogate Chen Guangcheng

September 30, 2005

Public security officials interrogated Chen Guangcheng on September 23, according to a September 25 report of the Voice of America (in Chinese). Chen is a lawyer who brought international news media attention to illegal physical coercion by population planning officials in Linyi in Shandong province. Officials continue to hold under house arrest Chen and at least one other person who has been associated with him.