Activist Xu Zhiyong was detained in Guangzhou on the weekend after two months in hiding. Photo: YouTubeActivist Xu Zhiyong was detained in Guangzhou on the weekend after two months in hiding. Photo: YouTube
Activist Xu Zhiyong was detained in Guangzhou on the weekend after two months in hiding. Photo: YouTube

Chinese police detain fugitive rights activist Xu Zhiyong during ‘coronavirus check’

  • Xu found at home of Guangzhou lawyer on the weekend, two months after going into hiding
  • Homes of other friends searched as authorities tighten restrictions to contain the spread of Covid-19

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Activist Xu Zhiyong was detained in Guangzhou on the weekend after two months in hiding. Photo: YouTubeActivist Xu Zhiyong was detained in Guangzhou on the weekend after two months in hiding. Photo: YouTube
Activist Xu Zhiyong was detained in Guangzhou on the weekend after two months in hiding. Photo: YouTube
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