About an hour ago we managed to get through to Chen Guangcheng's phone.
He and his family are inside a central Beijing hospital, reunited today, after he left the US Embassy where he had been seeking sanctuary. Here's what he told us.
Asked why he left the US embassy:
Asked what his plan is:
Asked if he is with any US officials:
Tonight it seems he and his family are unsure of their future after a long day when at times it seemed an extraordinary deal securing his freedom had been sealed.