Shanghai Activist Dies Hours After Medical Parole – Benjamin Kang Lim

From Reuters:

A Chinese activist who fought forced evictions and was jailed for two years for disturbing court order has died hours after he was released on medical parole, a New York-based human rights watchdog said on Friday.

Shanghai authorities had repeatedly rejected applications by Chen Xiaoming’s family to release him on parole for treatment for a chronic illness, Human Rights in China said in an e-mail….[Full Text]

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