Chinese-Australian Dr Yang Hengjun, a pro-democracy writer, is detained in China. He has been charged with espionage – and faces a long prison sentence if found guilty. Let’s send him a message and stand in solidarity with Dr Yang.
He was detained in January 2019. Yang hasn’t seen his family for over two years, and his health and well-being are suffering after years of detention. There are grave concerns that he is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.
You can stand with Dr Yang by sending him a message of support .
Follow the steps below to stand in solidarity with Dr Yang.
Here’s how it works:
- You write a short message of support, and provide your details,
- We compile all of the messages and print them, with only your first name,
- We send them to Dr Yang,
- Dr Yang will know that people are standing in solidarity with him and supporting his fight for freedom.
Below is a sample message of support – use it to start your own message, and help keep hope alive for Dr Yang and his family.
Dr Yang – I want to send a message of support so you know that myself and thousands of others are standing with you and your family. I want you to know that you’re not alone in your struggle, we are standing with you in your fight.