China Human Rights

‘Urgent Action’ for Falun Gong Practitioner Facing Life Imprisonment in China

Chen Huixia (Amnesty International)
Chen Huixia (Amnesty International)

Human rights organization Amnesty International has issued an “urgent action update” for a Falun Gong practitioner who is facing life imprisonment. Chen Huixia, who is...

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