Urgent Action Update: VETERAN RADIO HOST SENTENCED FOR PEACEFUL ACTIVISM (Hong Kong: UA 84.22)November 4, 2022
Detained veteran internet radio host “Giggs” Edmund Wan, who had been remanded in custody for over 19 months, was sentenced to 32 months’ imprisonment on sedition and money laundering charges on 7 October. Wan is imprisoned for criticizing the government in his radio shows and fundraising for the education of young Hong Kong protesters now in Taiwan. Wan was targeted merely for exercising his right to freedom of expression through peaceful means. He must be released immediately.