Chen Guangfu

Chen Guangcheng, Chinese human rights activist, speaks during an interview with AFP on April 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Brother Of Chinese Activist Who Fled To US Beaten

The oldest brother of a Chinese activist who fled house arrest and later settled in the U.S. said he was beaten up Thursday by unidentified men, part of an uptick in harassment possibly linked to the activist’s plans to visit Taiwan.