Xu Yan, wife of human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, holds up his photo and a piece of paper that reads “I want to request a meeting with Judge Liu Mingwei”, outside the Intermediate People’s Court in Xuzhou on October 31, 2019. Yu, detained in Beijing in January 2018 after calling for multi-candidate elections, was sentenced to four years in prison on June 17 after a secret trial found him guilty of inciting subversion of state power, his wife said. Photo: AFPXu Yan, wife of human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, holds up his photo and a piece of paper that reads “I want to request a meeting with Judge Liu Mingwei”, outside the Intermediate People’s Court in Xuzhou on October 31, 2019. Yu, detained in Beijing in January 2018 after calling for multi-candidate elections, was sentenced to four years in prison on June 17 after a secret trial found him guilty of inciting subversion of state power, his wife said. Photo: AFP
Xu Yan, wife of human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, holds up his photo and a piece of paper that reads “I want to request a meeting with Judge Liu Mingwei”, outside the Intermediate People’s Court in Xuzhou on October 31, 2019. Yu, detained in Beijing in January 2018 after calling for multi-candidate elections, was sentenced to four years in prison on June 17 after a secret trial found him guilty of inciting subversion of state power, his wife said. Photo: AFP

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Xu Yan, wife of human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, holds up his photo and a piece of paper that reads “I want to request a meeting with Judge Liu Mingwei”, outside the Intermediate People’s Court in Xuzhou on October 31, 2019. Yu, detained in Beijing in January 2018 after calling for multi-candidate elections, was sentenced to four years in prison on June 17 after a secret trial found him guilty of inciting subversion of state power, his wife said. Photo: AFPXu Yan, wife of human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, holds up his photo and a piece of paper that reads “I want to request a meeting with Judge Liu Mingwei”, outside the Intermediate People’s Court in Xuzhou on October 31, 2019. Yu, detained in Beijing in January 2018 after calling for multi-candidate elections, was sentenced to four years in prison on June 17 after a secret trial found him guilty of inciting subversion of state power, his wife said. Photo: AFP
Xu Yan, wife of human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, holds up his photo and a piece of paper that reads “I want to request a meeting with Judge Liu Mingwei”, outside the Intermediate People’s Court in Xuzhou on October 31, 2019. Yu, detained in Beijing in January 2018 after calling for multi-candidate elections, was sentenced to four years in prison on June 17 after a secret trial found him guilty of inciting subversion of state power, his wife said. Photo: AFP
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