November 27, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Human Rights Lawyer Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison (China: UA 141.17)


Human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong, represented by a government-appointed lawyer at trial, has been sentenced to two years of imprisonment for “inciting subversion of state power”. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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Human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong, represented by a government-appointed lawyer at trial, has been sentenced to two years of imprisonment for “inciting subversion of state power”. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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;
  • Ensure that Jiang Tianyong is protected from torture and other ill-treatment, and that he has regular, unrestricted access to his family, lawyers of his choice, and medical care on request or as necessary.

Contact these two officials before 3 January, 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
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]
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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