TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Censorship and Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, Freedom Voices, Human Rights Defenders, Illegal and Indefinite Detention, Prisoners and People at Risk, Prisoners and People at Risk: Detention and Imprisonment, Women's Rights: Women's Human Rights Defenders • Asia and the Pacific, China •
Urgent Action Victory! Female Activist Released After Incommunicado Detention (China: UA 28.20)
Li Qiaochu, an active defender of the rights of women and workers, has been released on bail and returned home on 19 June 2020. Detained incommunicado since 16 February 2020, her arrest is suspected to be related to her activism against gender violence and the fact that her partner, Xu Zhiyong, attended an informal gathering of lawyers and activists in Xiamen in December 2019.