Chinese activist Chen Weixiang, a campaigner for the rights of sanitation workers, has been detained by police in the southern city of Guangzhou. Photo: CNA

China police remove prominent labour activist in home raid

  • Witness saw about a dozen police and plain-clothes men take Chen Weixiang and his colleague into custody on Tuesday
  • Chen’s detention caps a dark year for Chinese civil rights advocates
Topic |   Human rights in China
Chinese activist Chen Weixiang, a campaigner for the rights of sanitation workers, has been detained by police in the southern city of Guangzhou. Photo: CNA
READ FULL ARTICLE