Chinese human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng in poor health after years in jail, wife says

A Chinese lawyer nominated for a top human rights award is in poor health after years in prison, his wife said on Tuesday.

Yu Wensheng was detained in Beijing in January 2018 in front of his young son just hours after he wrote an open letter calling f…

A Chinese lawyer nominated for a top human rights award is in poor health after years in prison, his wife said on Tuesday. Yu Wensheng was detained in Beijing in January 2018 in front of his young son just hours after he wrote an open letter calling for constitutional reforms, including multi-candidate elections. He was tried in secret and sentenced to four years in prison last June for “inciting subversion of state power”. “His physical state is very poor. His right hand is deformed and…

This post was originally published on South China Morning Post.


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