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People's Republic of China: Further information on prisoners of conscience / fear of further arrests / fear of ill-treatment / health concern/ restrictions after release: Ding Zilin (f), Jiang Peikun, Liu Gang, Qi Zhiyong, Xu Shuiliang

, Index number: ASA 17/085/1995

According to an Agence France Presse report, Ding Zilin and her husband were released on 5 October 1995. AI has also learned that Xu Shuiliang was held for 15 days after being arrested on 5 September 1995 and has now been released. There is no information on Qi Zhiyong.

EXTERNAL AI Index: ASA 17/85/95 (corrected version)
19 October 1995
Further information on UA 208/95 (ASA 17/61/95, 24 August 1995) and follow-ups
(ASA 17/72/95, 26 September 1995, ASA A17/66/95, 4 September, ASA 17/68/95,
8 September and ASA 17/72/95, 26 September) - Prisoners of conscience / Fear
of further arrests / Fear of ill-treatment / Health concern / Restrictions
after release
PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINADing Zilin (f)
Jiang Peikun
Qi Zhiyong
Xu Shuiliang
Liu Gang
According to an Agence France Presse report, Ding Zilin was released on 5 October
1995. Ding Zilin had been arrested with her husband, Jiang Peikun in Wuxi
city, Jiangsu Province. Her husband was reportedly released at the same time.
Amnesty International has also learned that Xu Shuiliang was held for 15 days
after being arrested on 5 September 1995 and has now been released.
There is no information which suggests that Qi Zhiyong has been released and
his whereabouts are unknown.
FURTHER RECOMMENDED ACTION: Please send telegrams/airmail letters in
English/Chinese or in your own language.
- welcoming the release of Ding Zilin, Jiang Peikun and Xu Shuiliang;
- urging that any restrictions placed on their freedom of association and
movement be lifted;
- urging the authorities to unconditionally release Qi Zhiyong if they have
not already done so.
APPEALS TO:
Governor of the Jilin Provincial People's Government
Wang Yunkun Shengzhang
Jilinsheng Renmin Zhengfu
11 Xinfa Lu
Changchunshi 130051
Jilinsheng
People's Republic of China
Telegrams: Governor Wang Yunkun, Changchun, Jilin Province, China
Salutation: Dear Governor
Director of the Jilin Provincial Department of Justice
SUN Hongxiang Tingzhang
Sifating
50 Beianlu
Changchunshi 130061
Jilinsheng
People's Republic of China
Telegrams: Director, Provincial Department of Justice, Changchun, Jilin
Province, China
Salutation: Dear Director
COPIES TO: diplomatic representatives of China accredited to your country.
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PLEASE SEND APPEALS IMMEDIATELY. Check with the International Secretariat,
or your section office, if sending appeals after 2 December 1995.

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