Journalist Gao Yu, human rights lawyers Pu Zhiqiang and Tang Jingling, signatories of Charter 08, could face harsher charges
Journalist Gao Yu (高瑜), human rights lawyers Pu Zhiqiang 浦志强 and Tang Jingling (唐荆陵), signatories of Charter 08
could face harsher charges.
Since the launch of Charter 08, thousands of signatories have been interrogated and detained, several of them were subjected to Re-eduction through labor. Liu Xiaobo, nobel peace laureate, one of drafting Charter 08 was sentenced to 11 years in prison. He has been in jail for six years up to now. Liu Xia, poet and his wife has been under house arrest since 2009.
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