Reporters Without Borders Protest Hu Jia’s Arrest in China

From Clear harmony

An “insult to the diplomatic efforts made by the numerous countries appealing for the release of Hu Jia”

The Procuratorate of Beijing Municipality announced the official arrest of famous Chinese human rights activist Hu Jia for the crime of “inciting subversion of state power”. Hu’s relatives received notice of his official arrest on the 30th of January 2008.

he headquarters of Reporters without Borders, based in Paris, made a strong protest against the arrest of Hu Jia by the Chinese Communist Authority regardless of the appeals of the international community. Reporters without Borders expressed in a news bulletin issued on the 31st of January, “It is an insult to the diplomatic efforts made by the numerous countries calling for the release of Hu Jia.” [continues…]

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