A pro-democracy activist holds up signs in support of Zhang Zhan and the 12 detainees arrested at sea outside Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE A pro-democracy activist holds up signs in support of Zhang Zhan and the 12 detainees arrested at sea outside Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A pro-democracy activist holds up signs in support of Zhang Zhan and the 12 detainees arrested at sea outside Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

US and EU demand China release citizen reporter Zhang Zhan, locked up for covering Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

  • Zhang was jailed on Monday for her coverage of the Covid-19 outbreak in Wuhan, the initial epicentre of the pandemic
  • EU also seeks release of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists arrested at sea as they tried to flee to Taiwan by speedboat in August

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A pro-democracy activist holds up signs in support of Zhang Zhan and the 12 detainees arrested at sea outside Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE A pro-democracy activist holds up signs in support of Zhang Zhan and the 12 detainees arrested at sea outside Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
A pro-democracy activist holds up signs in support of Zhang Zhan and the 12 detainees arrested at sea outside Beijing’s liaison office in Hong Kong on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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