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China: Disappearance of human rights activists

Categories: East Asia, China, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, International Relations, Protest

As the world’s attention is focusing on the Middle East and North Africa, crackdown on human rights activists in China is continuing unabated following online calls for ‘Jasmine Revolution’. C. Custer at ChinaGeeks documented [1] a list of people who have disappeared last month, and Geng He, wife of missing lawyer Gao Zhisheng, called for [2] the international community to speak up against China’s abuse of human rights in The New York Times.