Urgent Action update: Activist sentenced to two years in prison | Amnesty International UK

Urgent Action update: Activist sentenced to two years in prison

Chinese human rights defender Zhen Jianghua was convicted of “inciting subversion of state power” and sentenced to two years in prison on 28 December 2018. The executive director of “Human Rights Campaign in China”, an online platform, with over 10 years’ experience working for marginalized communities in China, Zhen has been persecuted solely for exercising his right to freedom of expression and association.

 

NO FURTHER ACTION IS REQUESTED. MANY THANKS TO ALL WHO SENT APPEALS.

 

This is the fourth and final update for UA 235/17. Further information: https://www.amnesty.org/download/Documents/ASA1790492018ENGLISH.pdf

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