China: Further information: Lawyer charged for inciting subversion: Ding Jiaxi

Former human rights lawyer Ding Jiaxi, who has been held incommunicado for more than six months, has been formally arrested for “inciting subversion of state power”. Along with many human rights defenders, Ding was taken away by police on 26 December 2019 after joining a social gathering in Xiamen. Held in secret detention, Ding has had no access to his family and lawyers of his choice and is at imminent risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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