Independent writer Li Xuewen and Zhan Huidong (aka “Xiaozhang” or “Headmaster”), a former finance journalist and an online writer, have been detained due to their participation in the July 2017 seaside memorial for late Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo.
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- Immediately and unconditionally release Li Xuewen and Zhan Huidong unless there is credible evidence that they may have committed an internationally recognized offence and are granted a fair trial in line with international standards;
- Ensure that they are protected from torture and other ill-treatment, and that they are allowed access to their family.
Contact these two officials by 22 February, 2018:
Xinhui District Detention Centre
Guangdong Sheng 529100
People’s Republic of China
Salutation: Dear Director
Ambassador Cui Tiankai, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China
3505 International Place NW, Washington DC 20008
Phone: 1 202 495 2266 Fax: 1 202 495 2138
Email: [email protected] OR [email protected]
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Salutation: Dear Ambassador
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