Cartoon Slideshow: The Saga of Chen Guangcheng

The Chinese civil rights lawyer Chen Guangcheng become a household word in the space of about 10 days. His daring escape from house arrest, his circuitous route to the US Embassy in Beijing, the tense negotiations between the US and China, the deal reached, his decision to leave the Embassy, and then the deal gone sour. Chinese netizens and cartoonists (using pen names) have followed the saga with solidarity, humor and solemnity.