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China: Blogger still imprisoned

Categories: East Asia, China, Breaking News, Digital Activism, Ideas, International Relations, Protest

Beijing or Bust [1] blogger Wu Hao has been imprisoned without charge for close to two months. With various efforts aiming to secure Wu's release already underway [2], Migratory Fool [3] blogger suggests how to kick it up a notch in a comment on the latest post of Wu's sister Nina's blog [4]:

“I have an idea. Could you write a personal letter (email) [5] to Bill Gates? He will host a dinner for [Chinese] President Hu [Jintao] on Tuesday, which incidently is your brother's birthday. It's a long shot, but probably worth trying and Mr.Gates is a very decent person.”