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Individuals Affected by the Crackdown Following Call for “Jasmine Revolution”

Individuals Affected by the Crackdown Following Call for “Jasmine Revolution”

Updated May 3, 2011

The Chinese government has criminally detained a total of 40 individuals since mid-February after anonymous calls for “Jasmine Revolution” protests first appeared online. As of today, six of the criminally detained have been formally arrested, two have been sent to Re-education through Labor (RTL) camps, 24 have been released (out of which 19 have been released on bail to await trial) while eight remain detained.

In addition, two people have been placed under residential surveillance while about 17 activists remain missing.

See here for the full report from the CHRD, China Human Rights Defenders.

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