Geng Xiaonan and her husband Qin Zhen, who run Ruiya Books, were taken away by police on Wednesday, according to their lawyer. Photo: Handout Geng Xiaonan and her husband Qin Zhen, who run Ruiya Books, were taken away by police on Wednesday, according to their lawyer. Photo: Handout
Geng Xiaonan and her husband Qin Zhen, who run Ruiya Books, were taken away by police on Wednesday, according to their lawyer. Photo: Handout

China detains publisher who voiced support for Communist Party critic Xu Zhangrun

  • Geng Xiaonan and her husband Qin Zhen, who run Ruiya Books, are being held in Beijing, accused of operating an ‘illicit business’, their lawyer says
  • But dissident academic Xu believes they have been detained because Geng ‘has spoken out against the injustice I have suffered’

Topic |   Human rights in China
Geng Xiaonan and her husband Qin Zhen, who run Ruiya Books, were taken away by police on Wednesday, according to their lawyer. Photo: Handout Geng Xiaonan and her husband Qin Zhen, who run Ruiya Books, were taken away by police on Wednesday, according to their lawyer. Photo: Handout
Geng Xiaonan and her husband Qin Zhen, who run Ruiya Books, were taken away by police on Wednesday, according to their lawyer. Photo: Handout
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