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Urgent Action update: Chinese labour activist held incommunicado

Wei Zhili, an editor of “New Generation” (xinshengdai), a website which monitors and reports on internal migrant workers in China, was transferred to secret incommunicado detention on 20 April 2019. Under this form of detention, he does not get access to a lawyer of his choice. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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


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


Please note that mail sent by post to the Chinese authorities should be the most reliable way to reach the target.


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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