Jiang Yanyong



China’s SARS Hero Demands Apology for Detention

Military surgeon Jiang Yanyong has written an open letter to President Hu Jintao asking for an official apology for his mistreatment. Jiang gained international attention when he exposed an official cover-up of the SARS crisis...

The Last Hero of Tiananmen

In 2004, after revealing the truth about SARS in China, military doctor Jiang Yanyong went public with his experience treating victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre. Journalist Philip Pan describes this effort–and...

Benjamin Kang Lim: China frees SARS hero

From Reuters.co.uk: A doctor who blew the whistle on China’s SARS cover-up in 2003 has been freed from months of house arrest but is barred from speaking to media or travelling

Dr. Jiang Yanyong is released

Good news! This is from Reuters today: “Jiang Yanyong, the military doctor who exposed China’s SARS cover-up last year, has been released after seven weeks in custody

Petition for Jiang Yanyong

An online petition demanding Jiang Yanyong’s release is now available (in Chinese) here. More than 400 people – many of whom appear to be inside China, including the

China’s ‘Honest Doctor’

Following Philip Pan’s very good report on Jiang Yanyong’s detention, the Washington Post has now run an editorial condemning the arrest. It is available here. The

Dr. Jiang Yanyong’s fate

I have just mentioned Dr. Jiang Yanyong at Many2Many, and now received this email from an old friend, Alan Gleitsman. Alan said in his email: ” Dr. Jiang Yanyong, a 72 year-old



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