fredag 28. april 2017

'I know he is alive': wife of Taiwan activist seized by China pleads for release

The wife of a Taiwanese human rights activist detained in China for over a month without charge has vowed to take her fight for justice to the US and European Union, urging them to pressure Beijing to release him. It has now been 40 days since Lee Ching-yu’s “partner, best friend and confidante” suddenly disappeared while travelling to visit friends in Guangzhou, southern China. Beijing, which views democratic Taiwan as a renegade province, admitted only after 10 days that Lee Ming-che, 42, a community college worker known for supporting human rights, had been detained for allegedly threatening national security. Read more