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Urgent Action: Activist held incommunicado for months

Yang Zhengjun, a prominent workers’ rights activist has been held incommunicado since 8 January 2019. The editor-in-chief of / “New Generation” (Xinshengdai), an independent website covering workers’ rights stories, his detention is believed to be a part of a nation-wide crackdown targeting workers, students and activists supporting workers’ rights and freedom of speech on university campuses in China. With no access to his family, or a family lawyer, there are grave concerns for his mental and physical wellbeing.

Take action.



Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter in English or Chinese to:

Director of Shenzhen City Pingshan District Public Security Sub-bureau
Song Yiyang
1 Longping Lu, Pingshan Qu, Dagongye Qu
Shenzhen Shi 518118, People’s Republic of China
Salutation: Dear Director

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.
HIS EXCELLENCY MR LIU XIAOMING Embassy of the People's Republic of China 49-51 Portland Place W1B 1JL 020 7299 4049
Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.

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