TAIPEI (Reuters) – The U.S. ambassador for religious freedom on Tuesday called for the release of a Taiwan activist jailed in China, saying the case was highly concerning to the U.S. government.
Sam Brownback said activist Li Ming-che, a community college lecturer and an activist at a human rights non-governmental organization in Taiwan, should be reunited with his wife.
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“We call on the government of China to release him back to her and Taiwan,” Brownback said, referring to the activist’s wife, Li Ching-yu, who warned the international community to pay attention to China’s human rights record.
Li Ching-yu said Chinese authorities had repeatedly rejected her requests to visit her husband.
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“Taiwan’s not alone. The world is also facing China’s threats on human rights,” she said.
Li Ming-che, who disappeared while visiting China in 2017, was found guilty of subversion that year in a trial...
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