November 8, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Detained Activist Beaten And Denied Necessities (China: UA 284.16)


Huang Qi, founder of Sichuan-based human rights website “64 Tianwang” (64tianwang.com), has told his lawyer that he was beaten up by other detainees, with a prison officer’s knowledge, and has not been allowed to buy basic necessities such as food and toilet paper. Suffering from health issues, there are concerns for his well-being.

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Huang Qi, founder of Sichuan-based human rights website “64 Tianwang” (64tianwang.com), has told his lawyer that he was beaten up by other detainees, with a prison officer’s knowledge, and has not been allowed to buy basic necessities such as food and toilet paper. Suffering from health issues, there are concerns for his well-being.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Release Huang Qi unconditionally and immediately unless there is sufficient credible and admissible evidence that he has committed an internationally recognized offence and is granted a fair trial in line with international standards;
  • Ensure Huang Qi is protected from torture and other ill-treatment while in detention, and that he is allowed, without delay, regular access to his family ;
  • Grant Huang Qi prompt, regular and unrestricted access to medical care on request or as necessary.

Contact these two officials by 20 December, 2017:

Director
Qiao Yuejun
Mianyang City Detention Centre
Jianmenlu, Peichengqu,
Mianyangshi, Sichuansheng 621000
People’s Republic of China
Fax: +86 816 2377600
Salutation: Dear Director

Ambassador Tiankai Cui, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China
3505 International Place NW, Washington DC 20008
Phone: 1 202 495 2266 I Fax: 1 202 495 2138
Email: [email protected] OR [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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