Amnesty International has today issued an “update” to its December report on the risks faced by human rights activists in China. The original report was released in the lead-up to the last EU-China summit. (see: People’s Republic of China: Human Rights Defenders at Risk, December 2004).
The update to the report, citing information of arrests dating as late as the end of February this year, states that since December 2004:
You can download the update to the report from or contact Amnesty International EU Office to receive the report by email.
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