China: EU insists, Beijing free blogger Zhang Zhan

BRUSSELS, 23 NOV – The EU once again urges China to “respect its international obligations on human rights and the immediate and unconditional release of Zhang Zhan”. It reads in a note from the spokesperson for the European External Action Service. The health conditions of the blogger, in prison since May 2020, sentenced to four years in prison, after reporting on social media Beijing’s management of the Covid pandemic “are rapidly deteriorating – continues the note -. “The EU urges China to take all necessary measures to ensure that she receives urgent and adequate medical care” and can see family members and lawyers. (HANDLE).


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