07/20/2018

Urgent Action Update: HANDS AND FEET OF LAWYER CUFFED TO IRON CHAIR (China: UA 141.17)


Jailed human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong continues to endure deplorable prison conditions, resulting in a further deterioration of his physical and mental health. Denied access to the verdict against him, Jiang’s family and lawyers cannot verify his release date. He remains imminent risk of torture and other ill-treatments.

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Jailed human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong continues to endure deplorable prison conditions, resulting in a further deterioration of his physical and mental health. Denied access to the verdict against him, Jiang’s family and lawyers cannot verify his release date. He remains imminent risk of torture and other ill-treatments.

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

  • Immediately and unconditionally release Jiang Tianyong, as he has been imprisoned solely for peacefully exercising his right to freedom of expression and assembly;
  • Pending his release, ensure that Jiang Tianyong is protected from torture and other ill-treatment, and that he has regular, unrestricted access to medical care on request or as necessary.
  • Ensure that the court acts in accordance with international standards and provides Jiang Tianyong’s chosen lawyer with the verdict handed down on 21 November 2017

Contact these two officials before 29 August, 2018:
Director
Changsha City No.1 Detention Center

1736 Yuandaerlu Quantang Zhen
Changsha Xian,
410131 Hunan Sheng,
People’s Republic of China
Salutation: Dear Director

Ambassador Cui Tiankai
3505 International Place NW,

Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 202 495 2266 | Fax: 202 495 2138
Email: [email protected]
(If you receive an error message, please try calling instead!)

Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 141.17
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