July 28, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Activists Arrested For Tiananmen Commemoration (China: UA 148.17)


Two activists, Ding Yajun and Shi Tingfu, have been formally charged with “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” for commemorating the 28th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown. Hu Jianguo, another activist involved in the commemoration activities, has been missing since 27 June 2017.

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Two activists, Ding Yajun and Shi Tingfu, have been formally charged with “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” for commemorating the 28th anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown. Hu Jianguo, another activist involved in the commemoration activities, has been missing since 27 June 2017.

1) TAKE ACTION

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

  • Immediately and unconditionally release Ding Yajun and Shi Tingfu unless there is credible evidence that they have committed an internationally recognized offence and are granted a fair trial in line with international standards;
  • Disclose the whereabouts of Hu Jianguo;
  • Ensure that those detained are protected from torture and other ill-treatment, and that they are allowed access to their family, a lawyer of their choice and adequate medical care.

Contact these two officials by 8 September, 2017:

Director
Hegang City Detention Centre
Shuyuanxiang Xiiiefanglu
Dongshanqu
Hegangshi
Heilongjiang Sheng
People’s Republic of China
Fax: +86 46 834 00777
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]
(If you receive an error message, please try calling instead!)
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION

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