Jiang Tianyong, human rights lawyer detained under “residential surveillance in a designated location” for over six months, has been formally arrested for “subverting state power”. Held incommunicado and without access to a lawyer, he is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.
1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
- Calling on the authorities to immediately release Jiang Tianyong as he has been charged solely for peacefully exercising his human rights;
- Urging the authorities to ensure that while detained Jiang Tianyong is protected from torture and other ill-treatment, and that he is allowed access to his family, a lawyer of his choice and adequate medical care.
Contact these two officials before 26 July, 2017:
Changsha City No.1 Detention Center
Changsha Xian, 410131
People’s Republic of China
Salutation: Dear Director
Ambassador Tiankai Cui
Embassy of the People’s Republic of China
3505 International Place NW
Washington DC 20008
Fax: 1 202 495 2138
Phone: 1 202 495 2000
Salutation: Dear Ambassador
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