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Urgent Action Update: Tibetan Activist Remains Arbitrarily Detained (China: UA 79/16)

Urgent Action
March 22, 2017
 
Prisoner of conscience, Tashi Wangchuk, has been detained for over a year and has yet to be informed by Chinese authorities of the charges against him.
 
1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
  • Immediately and unconditionally release Tashi Wangchuk, who is a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for exercising his right to freedom of expression; 
  • Ensure that pending Tashi Wangchuk’s release, international fair trial standards are observed, including his rights to pre-trial legal counsel of his choice and adequate time and facilities to prepare a defence, and by promptly informing him of the nature and cause of the charge(s) against him; and
  • Pending his release, ensure that he has regular, unrestricted access to his family and lawyers of his choice without delay, medical care on request or as necessary, and is protected from torture or other ill-treatment.

Contact these two officials by 2 May, 2017:

Chief Procurator of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture People’s Procuratorate
Yushu Zangzu Zizhizhou Renmin Jianchayuan
Qionglong Lu, Jiegu Zhen, Yushu Shi
Yushu Zangzu Zizhizhou
Qinghai 815000
People’s Republic of China
Salutation: Dear Procurator
 
Ambassador Cui Tiankai
Embassy of the People's Republic of China
3505 International Place NW, Washington DC 20008
Fax: 1 202 495 2138
Phone: 1 202 495 2266
(If you receive an error message, please try calling instead!)
Salutation: Dear Ambassador
 
2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
 
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