URGENT: We must call for the immediate release of human rights defender Zhang Zhan, in China, and expose her unjust imprisonment before it's too late.
Zhang Zhan tried to tell the world about coronavirus back in early 2020 and, for this, she’s been brutally silenced.
Your donation today can help demand Zhang Zhan’s immediate release.
- Zhang Zhan was one of the first people to see the devastation caused by coronavirus.
- The former lawyer went to Wuhan and took to social media, immediately reporting how government officials had detained independent reporters and harassed families of Covid-19 patients.
- Zhang Zhan was then detained by the police and is now in Shanghai Women’s Prison, Her crime? A vaguely worded offence of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble.”
Will you make a donation today and help put pressure on Chinese authorities to free Zhang Zhan?
Zhang is severely malnourished right now and is at risk of death if she is not released from prison. She has been on hunger-strike to assert her innocence and to protest her sentence since beign imprisoned in May 2020. She was hospitalised in August this year for 11 days. Her health is in a dire state.
Together we need to free Zhang Zhan before it is too late.