12/18/2018

Urgent Action: Christian House Church Members Criminally Detained (China: UA 211.18)


Li Yingqiang is among about 100 members of the Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, Sichuan province, who have been detained after a raid by the police on 9 December 2018. Without access to his family or a lawyer of his choice, he is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

Share
Share

Li Yingqiang is among about 100 members of the Early Rain Covenant Church in Chengdu, Sichuan province, who have been detained after a raid by the police on 9 December 2018. Without access to his family or a lawyer of his choice, he is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

1) TAKE ACTION

Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Release Li Yingqiang unconditionally and immediately unless there is sufficient credible and admissible evidence that he has committed an internationally recognized offence and is granted a fair trial in line with international standards;
  • Ensure that he is protected from torture and other ill-treatment while in detention;
  • Ensure that he is allowed, without delay, regular access to a lawyer of his choice and his family.

Contact these two officials by 29 January, 2019:

Director
Li Xin
Chengdu City Detention Centre
Zhengyilu, Anjing Zhen
Pi Xian, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng
People’s Republic of China
Tel: +86 28 8640 7114
Salutation: Dear Director

Ambassador Cui Tiankai, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China
3505 International Place NW, Washington DC 20008
Phone: 202 495 2266 | Fax: 202 495 2138
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 211.18
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES