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Christian human rights lawyer reported kidnapped in China

China Aid report blames police for disappearance of Jiang Tianyong.

With huge and ongoing public protests against repressive governments spreading worldwide, it is no surprise that China's leaders are taking an extremely strong and reactive stance against any internet-facilitated public gatherings or protests.

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Yesterday (Feb. 28), China Aid said a well-known Christian human rights attorney, Jiang Tianyong, had disappeared on Feb. 19. The CA report put the blame on the police.

The report notes the disappearance of three lawyers, in total:

Since the prominent human rights lawyer Tang Jitian was arrested on February 16 by Beijing police, 11 days have passed and his whereabouts are still unknown. Since the prominent Christian human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong was kidnapped by the police at 4 p.m. on February 19, downstairs from his brother's apartment, eight days has passed and his whereabouts are still unknown. Mrs. Jin Bianling, wife of Jiang Tianyong, has gone to the Beijing Municipal Public ...
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