mandag 16. desember 2013

"My father is serving a life sentence in prison in China"

My father is serving a life sentence in prison in China for his pro-democracy advocacy work. In 2002 he was abducted, forced into a boat to China and arrested by the Chinese police. After being held incommunicado for 6 months, he was subjected to a secret, sham trial, and found guilty of his alleged crimes. For over a decade, he has been serving his sentence in solitary confinement. In recent years, his despair and isolation have sent both his physical and mental health into devastating decline. Read more