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Urgent Action: NGO workers detained for ‘subversion’

Human rights defenders Cheng Yuan, Liu Yongze, and Wu Gejianxiong have been placed under incommunicado detention on suspicion of ‘subversion of state power” since 22 July 2019. If found guilty, they could face a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. Denied any access to their family and a lawyer of their choice, they are at grave risk of torture and other ill-treatment. 

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

Zhou Hongjun
Director of Hunan Provincial Department of State Security 
300 Shanyue Lu, Kaifu Qu, 
Changsha Shi, Hunan Sheng, 410000 
People Republic of China 
Salutation: Dear Director Zhou

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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