June 14, 2017

Urgent Action: Lawyer Arrested For “Subversion” (China: UA 141.17)


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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:

Director
Changsha City No.1 Detention Center
1736 Yuandaerlu
Quantang Zhen
Changsha Xian, 410131
Hunan Sheng,
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
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 141.17
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.

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