An undated video showing former Chinese lawyer and citizen journalist Zhang Zhan broadcasting via YouTube, at an unconfirmed location in China. Photo: YouTube via AFP
An undated video showing former Chinese lawyer and citizen journalist Zhang Zhan broadcasting via YouTube, at an unconfirmed location in China. Photo: YouTube via AFP

US urges Beijing to release jailed citizen journalist Zhang Zhan

  • Zhang has severely lost weight and has reportedly been held in physical restraints and force-fed through a feeding tube
  • ‘The United States is deeply concerned about the deteriorating health of PRC citizen journalist Ms Zhang Zhan,’ says US State Department spokesman

An undated video showing former Chinese lawyer and citizen journalist Zhang Zhan broadcasting via YouTube, at an unconfirmed location in China. Photo: YouTube via AFP
An undated video showing former Chinese lawyer and citizen journalist Zhang Zhan broadcasting via YouTube, at an unconfirmed location in China. Photo: YouTube via AFP
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