June 9, 2015

China: Immediately Release Wu Gan (UA 129/15)

Prominent activist Wu Gan (better known by his pen name Tufu, ‘The Butcher’) has been charged with “subverting state power” and has been detained for 15 months. He was detained after staging a protest outside a courthouse in support of a group of lawyers. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. 
1) Please write immediately in Chinese, English or your own language:
  • Immediately and unconditionally release Wu Gan who has been detained for exercising his right to freedom of expression.
  • Urging authorities to ensure that Wu Gan has regular, unrestricted access to family and lawyers of his choice, and is not subjected to torture or other ill-treatment.
2) For the full Urgent Action, including appeal addresses and further information, please click on the Word or PDF version below.
3) Please let us know if you took action so that we can track our impact! 
  • EITHER send a short email to [email protected] with "UA 129/15" in the subject line, and include in the body of the email the number of letters and/or emails you sent;
  • OR fill out this short online form to let us know how you took action.