August 8, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Taiwan NGO Worker To Be Tried For Subversion (China: UA 71.17)


Lee Ming-cheh, the first foreign NGO worker detained after the new Foreign NGO Management Law came into effect, will be tried for subversion by a court in Yueyang city, Hunan province. No trial date has yet been announced. The whereabouts of Lee Ming-cheh remain unknown.

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Lee Ming-cheh, the first foreign NGO worker detained after the new Foreign NGO Management Law came into effect, will be tried for subversion by a court in Yueyang city, Hunan province. No trial date has yet been announced. The whereabouts of Lee Ming-cheh remain unknown.

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

  • Release Lee Ming-cheh immediately and unconditionally 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;
  • Immediately disclose Lee Ming-cheh’s whereabouts and ensure that he is protected from torture and other ill-treatment;
  • Ensure that he is allowed to have access to his family, a lawyer of his choice and adequate medical care.

Contact these two officials by 20 October, 2017:
Procurator-General Luo Qing
Yueyang City People’s Procuratorate
No. 216 Jin’ezhonglu
Yueyangliu Qu, Yueyang Shi 414000
People’s Republic of China
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Procurator-General

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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