Jiang Tianyong, pictured in 2012, is threatening to protest if he is blocked from seeing his wife and daughter. Photo: AP

Freed Chinese human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong ‘threatens to protest if reunion with wife and daughter is blocked’

  • High-profile campaigner has threatened ‘protests and other forms of activism’ if authorities block reunion with family he hasn’t seen in six years
  • Jiang was caught up in widespread crackdown on human rights campaigners and freed after serving a two-year jail term for inciting state subversion
Topic |   Human rights in China

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Jiang Tianyong, pictured in 2012, is threatening to protest if he is blocked from seeing his wife and daughter. Photo: AP
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Jiang Tianyong, seen during a video call with his wife Jin Bianling and their daughter, who live in Los Angeles, is back at his parents’ home in Henan province. Photo: Handout

Jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong back home after going missing on release day

  • Wife Jin Bianling, who lives in the US, says her husband is now with his parents in central China but is being kept under close watch by authorities
  • Jiang defended dissidents and practitioners of banned spiritual movement Falun Gong and was imprisoned for inciting subversion of the state
Topic |   Human rights in China

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Jiang Tianyong, seen during a video call with his wife Jin Bianling and their daughter, who live in Los Angeles, is back at his parents’ home in Henan province. Photo: Handout
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