tirsdag 16. februar 2016

Swedish activist Peter Dahlin urges China to free colleagues

A Swedish rights activist, released after being held in China on charges of damaging national security, has called for his colleagues to be freed. After arriving back in Sweden, Peter Dahlin made the plea on national radio. The 35-year-old was detained in early January amid a crackdown on human rights lawyers and activists. Last week he appeared on state media apparently confessing to breaking the law through his organisation's support of local Chinese rights lawyers. Read more