Human rights lawyer detained for commemorating Tiananmen Square Massacre anniversary

Pu Zhiqiang says goodbye to his
child as he is detained on May 6,
 2014. (Photo from Weibo)

China Aid Association

(Beijing—May 7, 2014) Well-known human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang was detained today for commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre.

Pu was taken from his home. Other news outlets have reported that Pu had attended a meeting to plan anniversary activities from the anniversary, which is less than one month away, on June 4.

China Aid will continue to monitor the situation as more information becomes available.

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