torsdag 3. mars 2016

One Year On, China's Five Feminists Remain Under Tight Surveillance

Nearly one year after their detention as they planned an anti-sexual harassment campaign for International Women's Day, five Chinese feminist activists are still far from being free to live normal lives, the activists and their lawyers told RFA on Tuesday. Li Tingting, Wu Rongrong, Wei Tingting, Wang Man, and Zheng Churan were released "on bail" last April after being detained on suspicion of "picking quarrels and stirring up trouble" on March 6, 2015, two days ahead of International Women's Day. The five women, whose detention prompted an international outcry, are still officially regarded as criminal suspects in spite of protesting to the United Nations over continuing police restrictions on their movements. Read more