Prominent Chinese activist Wu Gan (better known by his pen name Tufu, ‘The Butcher’) continues to face grave risks of torture and other ill-treatment after the Tianjin Municipal High People’s Court rejected his appeal and upheld his sentence of eight years’ imprisonment for subverting state power.
1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
- Immediately and unconditionally release Wu Gan as he has been imprisoned solely for peacefully exercising his right to freedom of expression and assembly;
- Pending his release, ensure that Wu Gan has regular, unrestricted access to family and lawyers of his choice, and is not subjected to torture or other ill-treatment;
- Conduct a prompt, effective and impartial investigation into the alleged torture against Wu Gan and bring those responsible to justice.
Contact these two officials by 31 May, 2018:
Tianjin Municipal No.1 Detention Centre
Xiqingqu, Tianjin Shi, 300112
People’s Republic of China
Phone: +86 22 2753 5320 (Chinese only)
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 I Fax: 202 495 2138
Email: [email protected]
(If you receive an error message, please try calling instead!)
Salutation: Dear Ambassador
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