A group of around 29 people, including a one-year-old baby, were forcibly returned to North Korea in early August after being detained in China. It is not known what has happened to them since, but illegal border-crossers often face imprisonment, torture and other ill-treatment, including forced labour.
Der langjährige Aktivist Zhang Lin ist zu dreieinhalb Jahren Haft verurteilt worden, weil er sich friedlich für das Recht seiner Tochter auf Bildung eingesetzt hatte.
Veteran activist Zhang Lin has been sentenced to three and a half years imprisonment as a result of his peaceful activism defending his daughter’s right to education.
Der gewaltlosen politischen Gefangenen Liu Ping wird der Zugang zu medizinischer Behandlung verweigert. Es besteht ernsthafte Sorge um ihren Gesundheitszustand. Sie ist außerdem in Gefahr, gefoltert oder anderweitig misshandelt zu werden.
Prisoner of conscience Liu Ping is being denied access to the medical treatment she needs in detention, and there are serious concerns for her health. She is also at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.
The rare acquittal of a death row prisoner in China, who had languished in prison through six years’ of appeals, is another reminder of the need to immediately end all executions and abolish the death penalty in the country, Amnesty International said.
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