Chinese lawyer Yu Wensheng poses for a portrait in Beijing in 2017. Photo: AFP
Chinese lawyer Yu Wensheng poses for a portrait in Beijing in 2017. Photo: AFP

Jailed Chinese lawyer Yu Wensheng wins international human rights award

  • Yu Wensheng was arrested in January 2018, a day after publishing an open letter calling for reforms
  • ‘It is an honour for my husband, but also an encouragement to all Chinese human rights defenders to pursue their work,’ said Yu’s wife Xu Yan

Chinese lawyer Yu Wensheng poses for a portrait in Beijing in 2017. Photo: AFP
Chinese lawyer Yu Wensheng poses for a portrait in Beijing in 2017. Photo: AFP
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