Zhang Qing has late-stage colon cancer and her husband, human rights activist Yang Maodong, has been blocked from travelling to the US to see her. Photo: Twitter
Zhang Qing has late-stage colon cancer and her husband, human rights activist Yang Maodong, has been blocked from travelling to the US to see her. Photo: Twitter

Battling cancer in the US, Chinese dissident’s wife appeals to authorities to ‘set him free’ so they can reunite

  • Zhang Qing says she’s in a critical condition and her husband, Yang Maodong, should be allowed to travel to the US to see her
  • Human rights activist Yang has been blocked from leaving China to join Zhang and she says she has lost contact with him

Topic |   Human rights in China
Zhang Qing has late-stage colon cancer and her husband, human rights activist Yang Maodong, has been blocked from travelling to the US to see her. Photo: Twitter
Zhang Qing has late-stage colon cancer and her husband, human rights activist Yang Maodong, has been blocked from travelling to the US to see her. Photo: Twitter
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