Liu Ping, an anti-corruption activist in Xinyu, Jiangxi Province, has been imprisoned since May of this year.
She is a former independent candidates for the People’s Congress in Xinyu. She was arrested on May 9, 2013 for calling for public disclosure of officials’ assets as well as for the release of the rights defenders who had been previously detained on similar grounds. She has been indicted with two other activists on charges of “inciting subversion of state power,” “gathering a crowd to disrupt order in a public place” and “using a cult to damage enforcement of the law”. She is is currently being held at the Xinyu Municipal Detention Center.
Please e-mail the Chinese Embassy in Washington (firstname.lastname@example.org) to ask for her freedom. Make sure to mention that you heard about her case because of San Leandro Councilmember Benny Lee.
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