Thursday, April 06, 2006
Amnesty International reports that Hu Jia, an AIDS activist, was released last week after spending 41 days in captivity. Hu Jia is the co-founder of the Beijing Aizhixing Institute of Health Education and an outspoken advocate for people with HIV/AIDS. He has publicly criticized the authorities over their treatment of people with AIDS and other issues, and has been detained on numerous occasions in the past in connection with his peaceful human rights activities.
You can learn more about mass detentions in China here: Amnesty International -China.
You can take action on other cases here: OutFront.