Authorities in China have confirmed to holding Christian human rights activist Jiang Tianyong. The government claims that he is under “residential surveillance in a designated location,” however, he has not been heard from or seen by anyone. The government claims he is being held on suspicion of “inciting subversion of state power.” Amnesty International says that he is “at risk of torture.”
1/9/2017 China (Amnesty International) – Authorities confirm that Beijing human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong, last heard from on 21 November 2016, has been placed under “residential surveillance in a designated location” on suspicion of “inciting subversion of state power”. His whereabouts remain unknown and, without access to a lawyer, is at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.
[Link to article]