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 iLabour.net / “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.
PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 6 SEPTEMBER 2019
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
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.