07/23/2018

Urgent Action Update: Fears for Detained Human Rights Defender’s Life (China: UA 284.16)


Huang Qi, founder and director of Sichuan-based human rights website “64 Tianwang” (64tianwang.com), is seriously ill with no apparent access to adequate medical care at the detention centre. Detained since November 2016, the human rights defender has reported several incidents of torture and other ill-treatment by police officers and beatings by other detainees.

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Huang Qi, founder and director of Sichuan-based human rights website “64 Tianwang” (64tianwang.com), is seriously ill with no apparent access to adequate medical care at the detention centre. Detained since November 2016, the human rights defender has reported several incidents of torture and other ill-treatment by police officers and beatings by other detainees.

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

  • Grant Huang Qi prompt, regular and unrestricted access to medical care on request or as necessary;
  • 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, there is a prompt and impartial inquiry, including a medical examination for his allegations of torture or other ill-treatment, and that he is allowed, without delay, regular access to his family.

Contact these two officials by 3 September, 2018:

Director
Qiao Yuejun
Mianyang City Detention Centre
Jianmenlu, Peichengqu,
Mianyang Shi, Sichuan Sheng 621000
People’s Republic of China
Fax: +86 816 2377600
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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