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Jailed Chinese Rights Lawyer Yu Wensheng Allowed Contact With Wife

Xu Yan, the wife of jailed Chinese rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, was finally allowed a 20-minute video call with him from a detention center in Xuzhou City, an eastern province of Jiangsu, China. Yu had been incommunicado for almost three years, serving his sentence for “incitement to subvert state power” by the ruling Chinese Communist ...

Max Lu

Xu Yan, the wife of lawyer Yu Wensheng, stands in front of the Jiangsu High Court holding a picture of her husband and a sign describing his mistreatment.